Dear Queens' College, Cambridge,

I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for information relating to your employment practices. I would like to know the following:

1. As of July 14th 2019, the longest length of time workers (employees or casual workers) in the college in non-academic/administrative positions who are over the age of 18 and paid below £9 per hour have been employed by the College, registered on the College’s payroll,

2. As of July 14th 2019, the median length of time workers (employees or casual workers) in the college in non-academic/administrative positions who are over the age of 18 and paid below £9 per hour have been employed by the College, registered at the College.

3. How many workers (employees or casual workers) in year preceding July 14th 2019, who are over the age of 18 in non-academic or administrative positions that are not guaranteed over 16 hours a week in their contract.

4. How many workers (employees or casual workers) in the year preceding July 14th 2019, who are over the age of 18 in non-academic positions that are not guaranteed above 0 hours of work per week in their contract.

If you are to invoke Section 43 to withhold information in relation to any of these questions please note you must provide details of the exact FOIA exemption, details of who would be prejudiced by this information, and a public interest test justifying a conclusion with arguments for and against the release of the information.

Thank you very much for your assistance with this request. If you would like any clarification on the information I have asked for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to receiving your response in the next 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Chloe Newbold

Jonathan Spence, Queens' College, Cambridge

Dear Ms Newbold

Further to your request dated 18 July, 2019 under the Freedom of
Information Act, the answers to your questions are as follows:

1.  N/A.  We are a Living Wage employer

2.  N/A.  We are a Living Wage employer

3.  None

4.  51 casual employees

f you feel that we have not dealt with your request under the Freedom of
Information Act properly, the College’s procedures indicate that you may
complain to the President who may be contacted at Queens’ College,
Cambridge, CB3 9ET, email: [1][email address].

You also have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a
decision on whether your request has been dealt with in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act.  The Information Commissioner will usually
expect complainants to have exhausted an organisation’s internal
complaints procedures before accepting a complaint.

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
 
FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution
Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
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Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Yours sincerely

Jonathan Spence
Senior Bursar
On 18/07/2019 21:09, Chloe Newbold wrote:

Dear Queens' College, Cambridge,

I am writing to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for information relating to your employment practices. I would like to know the following:

1. As of July 14th 2019, the longest length of time workers (employees or casual workers) in the college in non-academic/administrative positions who are over the age of 18 and paid below £9 per hour have been employed by the College, registered on the College’s payroll,

2. As of July 14th 2019, the median length of time workers (employees or casual workers) in the college in non-academic/administrative positions who are over the age of 18 and paid below £9 per hour have been employed by the College, registered at the College.

3. How many workers (employees or casual workers) in year preceding July 14th 2019, who are over the age of 18 in non-academic or administrative positions that are not guaranteed over 16 hours a week in their contract.

4. How many workers (employees or casual workers) in the year preceding July 14th 2019, who are over the age of 18 in non-academic positions that are not guaranteed above 0 hours of work per week in their contract.

If you are to invoke Section 43 to withhold information in relation to any of these questions please note you must provide details of the exact FOIA exemption, details of who would be prejudiced by this information, and a public interest test justifying a conclusion with arguments for and against the release of the information.

Thank you very much for your assistance with this request. If you would like any clarification on the information I have asked for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to receiving your response in the next 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Chloe Newbold

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