Children's Social Workers by Nationality

Mr P T Read made this Freedom of Information request to Nottinghamshire County Council

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Dear Nottinghamshire County Council,

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

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?

Yours faithfully,

Mr P T Read

FOI, Nottinghamshire County Council

Dear Mr P T Read,


Thank you for your request for information relating to Childrens' Social Workers. Your request was received on 13th May 2019, and we are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You will receive the information you have requested within 20 working days beginning the day following receipt of your request, unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be withheld. Therefore, you should receive a response by 12th June 2019.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable to cover the cost of copying and postage and if that is the case we will let you know before we proceed with your request.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Further information about your rights is also available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Tel: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Act Team
Chief Executives Department
Nottinghamshire County Council

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FOI, Nottinghamshire County Council

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Dear Mr Read,

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information Request.

Please find attached the response from the relevant department.

I hope this now satisfies your request, and should you have any further enquiries please do not hesitate to contact me directly on the details below.

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Kind Regards
Janet Lowe

Complaints, Information & Mediation Officer.
Complaints and Information Team
Chief Executive’s Dept
Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP

Tel: 01159 774137

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