Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
DPP & FOI Team – C2/W
Email us at:
3 December 2019
Dear I Simons Freedom of Information Request
Thank you for your e-mail of 11 November requesting information under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
You asked for:
I would like to submit an FOI request and therefore would be grateful if
you could please provide me with the following information on staff
For Finance only:
• Total number of staff
As of 30 August 2019, there were 162 members of staff employed within the Finance
• Total number of SCS1 finance staff
There is one member of staff employed at Senior Civil Service (SCS1) within the
• Department structure
The structure of the Finance Directorate is provided in the attached spreadsheet.
• Total number of agency workers / contractors (please include those on
fixed term contract but not internal secondment)
• Frameworks used to procure interim staff in this area
This information is not held. There are no agency members of staff or contractors
employed within the Finance Directorate and therefore, there are no frameworks used
to procure or employ such staff.
The information which follows concerns the procedures for making any complaint you
might have about the reply. Please quote the reference number of this letter in any
future communications about it.
Head of Data Protection Policy & Freedom of Information Team
Your right to complain to DVLA and the Information Commissioner
If you are not happy with the reply to your request, you can ask DVLA to re-consider
the response you received by writing (within two calendar months of receiving this
response) to either email@example.com
or DVLA Freedom of Information Team, DPP/FOI,
C2W, DVLA, Swansea SA6 7JL.
DVLA will acknowledge and consider your request, re-visiting the response provided.
This is known as an Internal Review and will be considered by a staff member not
involved with the original reply.
If you disagree with the outcome of the Internal Review, you have the option to
complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further information can be found
Alternatively you may wish to write to:
Customer Contact, Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow SK9 5AF.