Dear Central Bedfordshire Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 1st April 2021, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?

Yours faithfully,

Rob Parker

Jo Brooks, Central Bedfordshire Council

Information request
Our reference: 4511757

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Dear Mr Parker
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 12 April
2021 concerning:
Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act:
1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on 1st April 2021, split by:
a) Children's Services social work roles
b) Adults' Services social work roles
2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?
 
We are dealing with your request and we aim to send a response by 11 May
2021.
 
The Act may restrict the release of some or all of the information you
have requested. We will carry out an assessment and if any exemptions or
exceptions apply to some or all of the information then we might not
provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is the case
and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and to
complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Please note that due to staff absences and diversion of resources to the
Covid health emergency, we may not be able to respond to your request
within the 20 working day timeframe, however we will try to respond as
soon as possible.  
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Joanne Mulliner
Freedom of Information Officer
Information Governance
03003004179
[Central Bedfordshire Council request email]
 
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Jo Brooks, Central Bedfordshire Council

Information request
Our reference: 4511757

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Dear Mr Parker
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 12 April 2021.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Access to Information Team
[Central Bedfordshire Council request email]
 
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Jo Brooks, Central Bedfordshire Council

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Information request
Our reference: 4511757

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Dear Mr Parker
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 12 April 2021.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours faithfully
 
Access to Information team
[Central Bedfordshire Council request email]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.