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Gender pay gap

The gender pay gap is an equality measure that shows the difference in average earnings between women and men.  It is expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings.

The UK government introduced mandatory reporting of the gender pay gap on 6 April 2017. Voluntary, private and public sector employers with 250 or more employees are required to publish their figures annually.  The council is required to capture a snapshot of data as of 31 March every year and publish the findings by 30 March of the following year.

You can view the Council’s Gender Pay Gap for the last three years: