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Staff being dismissed or suspended

Request DescriptionUnder the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request the following information:

1. Over the last four years, how many persons employed directly by your council have/have been: 

i)     Dismissed from employment/terminated employment/sacked

ii)    Suspended on full/part pay - please include the number of weeks or days spent off work on full pay for each individual

iii)  Suspended without pay - please include the number of weeks or days spent off work for each individual

iv)  Received a verbal or written warning

v)    Faced disciplinary action not specified above - please specify

Please break down by the above categories and by the following years





2. Please include the department and/or position of the employee if possible. 

3. Please also provide a full list of reasons why the action took place for each case. For example: accessing personal social security records, high absenteeism rate, drug/alcohol misuse, embezzlement, misuse of time/resources etc.

 If providing this information would breach data protection regulations to include with the information requested in (1.) and (2.) - please provide the information requested in (3.) separately.

4. Providing you hold this information: for each of the financial years above, what is the estimated cost? I.e. how much money has been paid in salaries to individuals who have not been at work due to suspension? If this isn't information you hold in an accessible format, please do not delay my request to inform me, but exclude (4.) from my request. 

5. Over the last four financial years, how many individuals have been suspended on full pay for over 253 days? 

Request Date5 January 2016
Requested byIndividual
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