Whitley Council


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Whitley Council

A regular formal consultative meeting between workers and employers, which was empowered to cover issues related to pay and conditions of service, and take matters to arbitration if needed. The Councils were conceived by British politician John Henry Whitley (1866-1935).
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One Scottish Office insider admitted that there needed to be further talks involving the Whitley Council, the national body governing nurse's pay and conditions, before a new grade could be introduced.
One of the advantages of Agenda for Change (AfC) was the replacement of the General Whitley Council handbook and a dozen or so functional Whitley Council handbooks by the AfC NHS terms and conditions handbook.
Arrowe Park still retains the local trust contract with their own pay scale instead of the Whitley Council pay system.
Claire Keggie, Secretary, The Scottish Office Joint Whitley Council, Trade Union Side, Edinburgh.
Their terms of service and employment conditions arose from the development of the Whitley council system, replicating arrangements that had been well established in the civil service since the 1920s.