Publication: The 2021/22 audit of Glasgow City Council

August 24, 2023 by Accounts Commission
Publication cover: The 2021/22 audit of Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council, trade unions and others are urged to maintain the pace in implementing a new system aimed at ensuring employees are paid equally in the future for the work they do.

Since 2018, the council has settled or is in the process of settling about 19,000 claims from former and current employees who had been underpaid in comparison to counterparts, at a cost of £765 million. To fund this, the council entered ‘sale and leaseback’ arrangements with council-owned bodies on cultural, sporting and education properties.

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Ronnie Hinds, Interim Chair of the Accounts Commission, talks about the report

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