1. The total number of Children’s Social Workers employed permanently by the Council as of the 29th April 2019?
2. A breakdown by Nationality of the Children’s Social Workers employed permanently i.e. United Kingdom 100, Australian 36 etc.?
3. The total number of Children’s Social Workers currently employed permanently for which the local authority have sponsored their visa (certificate of sponsorship) to work for the local authority?
2. Please see below:
African = 24
Bangladeshi = Fewer than 5
British = 37
Caribbean = 6
European = Fewer than 5
Irish = Fewer than 5
Not Stated = 9
Other Black = Fewer than 5
Other White = 6
White/Black African = Fewer than 5
3. Fewer than 5
We are unable to provide an exact number for questions 2 & 3 above as:
· There is a low number involved.
· The release of this information could identify individuals which would constitute their personal data under the Data Protection Act
· There is no prior expectation on the part of these individuals that their personal information would be published in the wider public domain under the FOI Act
· Personal data of any other person is exempt under section 40 (2) of the Data Protection Act.
However in the interests of transparency we are able to provide this information to you categorised as fewer than 5 to give you an indication of the figures
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