Redundancy and voluntary severance payments to staff.

Lorraine Aitken made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Children's Commissioner for England

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Dear Children’s Commissioner for England,

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

I would be extremely grateful if you could let me have the following information:

For each of the financial years 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17:

1. How many staff have received severance payments of any kind from your organisation (including payment in lieu of notice)?
2. What has been the total value of these payments?
3. How many of these payments have been made under the terms of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme?
4. What is the total value of all payments made under the Civil Service Compensation Scheme?
5. Of those not covered by the Civil Service Compensation Scheme, how many of the individuals who received payments had been the subject of disciplinary proceedings in the year prior to their exit?

Yours faithfully,

Lorraine Aitken

Children's Commissioner for England

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Children's Commissioner for England

Dear Lorraine,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request which we received on Tuesday 2th April.

I am writing to inform you that we will be able to provide you with all the information you have requested on Tuesday 31st May.

I would like to take this opportunity to apologise for the delay in responding to your request.

With best wishes,

Lyn

Lyn Foster
Business Support Adviser

Office of the Children's Commissioner
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3BT

Direct Line: 020 7783 8203
Telephone: 0207 783 8330

Advice and Assistance free phone for children and young people receiving social care services, in or leaving care, or living away from home: 0800 528 0731

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Children's Commissioner for England

Dear Ms Aitken,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which we received on the
Tuesday 26^th April, in which you seek information about Redundancy and
voluntary severance payments to staff who have worked for the Children’s
Commissioner’s Office, for the financial periods, 2013/14, 2014/15,
2015/16 and 2016/17.

 

I have provided below a response to all your questions.

 

 

Question 1: How many staff have received severance payments of any kind
from your organisation (including payment in lieu of notice)?

 

Answer:

 

2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17
  0 0 15* 0

 

*Please note that  this includes two members of staff’s whose severance
payments were agreed in 2014-15 but did not take place until 2015-16.

 

 

 

      Question 2. What has been the total value of these payments?

 

 

2013/14 2013/14 - 2014/15 2014/15 - 2014/15 2015/16 - 2015/16 - 2015/16 - 2016/17 2016/17 – 2016/17
- CILON severance - CILON severance – total CILON severance total - CILON severance - total
£0 £0 £0 £0 £0 £140,628.22 £ £423,612.62 0 0 0
282,984.40

 

 

      Question 3. How many of these payments have been made under the
terms of the Civil Service Compensation Scheme?

 

All payments were made under the terms of the Civil Service Compensation
Scheme       

 

 

      Question 4. What is the total value of all payments made under the
Civil Service Compensation Scheme?

 

£ 282,984.40

 

 

      Question 5. Of those not covered by the Civil Service Compensation
Scheme, how many of the individuals who received payments had been the
subject of disciplinary proceedings in the year prior to their exit?

 

None

 

I trust you find the above information helpful.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Lyn

 

 

Lyn Foster

Business Support Adviser

 

Office of the Children's Commissioner

Sanctuary Buildings

Great Smith Street

London SW1P 3BT

 

Direct Line: 020 7783 8203

Telephone: 0207 783 8330

 

Advice and Assistance free phone for children and young people receiving
social care services, in or leaving care, or living away from home: 0800
528 0731

 

Email: [1][email address]

Web: [2]www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk  

 

[3]https://www.facebook.com/officeofthechil...

 

[4]https://twitter.com/ChildrensComm  

 

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