FOI Request - Employee Numbers, Wage and Catering Costs

Request 101001174222

1. Number of council employees (not including temporary staff) as of the 1st January (or nearest available date) for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

2. Annual council wage bill for employees (not including temporary staff) for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

3. Annual cost of providing catering facilities for councillors for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Response 16-05-2016

1. The figures are from the Joint Staffing Watch PI, but the figures for temp staff weren’t recorded as far back as requested.

December 2015 - 3201.56 FTE

December 2014 - 3179.84 FTE

December 2013 - 3185.61 FTE

December 2012 - 3271.05 FTE

December 2011 - 3216.6 FTE

December 2010 - In accordance with Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we can confirm that this information is not held.

December 2009 - In accordance with Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we can confirm that this information is not held.

 

Q2 We don't record the wage bill excluding temporary staff. In accordance with Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 we can therefore confirm that this information is not held.

3. Catering facilities are not provided for councillors.

Up until 31 March 2013, refreshments (tea, coffee, biscuits) were provided to council meetings. This facility ceased from 1 April 2013 as part of the budget savings.

The costs of providing tea, coffee, biscuits to council meetings up until 31 March 2013 were:

2010/11                £2,650

2011/12                £2,950

2012/13                £1,681

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