Housing Division - Agency Details

Charles Wakkie made this Freedom of Information request to West Lothian Council

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Dear West Lothian Council,

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, I am writing to formally request the following information.

1. Please provide a copy of the council’s policy and procedure on procurement of temporary agency staff.

2. Please provide details of all recruitment agency corporate staffing costs, for the Housing, Construction and Building Services since 1st Jan 2013, please breakdown these costs year on year until present date.

3. Please advise the names of all recruitment agencies used by Housing, Construction and Building Services Division for Corporate Staff since 1st April 2012.

4. Please provide a copy of all procurement exercises for these agencies to secure the councils business and provide best value.

5. Please advise year on year how many corporate agency workers were hired within housing, construction and building services since 1st April 2012, additionally please advise the role attached to the section/team/department please also breakdown these assignments into section/team/department within housing, construction and building services?

6. Please advise year on year how many corporate agency workers were offered a full time contract by West Lothian Council at the same role as they worked as an agency worker?

7. Please advise at present how many temporary ongoing temporary agency workers you have within housing construction and building services corporate staff.

8. Please advise how many of the agency workers have an ongoing rolling contract without an explicit cease of contract date?

Please provide this in electronic format within the 20 working day statutory period.

Yours faithfully,

Charles Wakkie

West Lothian Council

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Dear West Lothian Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of West Lothian Council's handling of my FOI request 'Housing Division - Agency Details'.

Failure to respond within statutory time limits.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/h...

Yours faithfully,

Charles Wakkie

West Lothian Council

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Cox, Heather, West Lothian Council

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Dear Mr Wakkie,

 

I refer to your request for a Freedom of Information Review received on 24
August 2017 and attach acknowledgement letter.

 

Regards

 

Heather Cox

Solicitor

West Lothian Council Legal Services

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Livingston EH54 6FF

 

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Cox, Heather, West Lothian Council

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Dear Whatdotheyknow,

 

Please find attached internal review response.

 

Regards

 

 

Heather Cox

Solicitor

West Lothian Council Legal Services

West Lothian Civic Centre

Howden South Road

Livingston EH54 6FF

 

DX 552060, Livingston 7

LP 1, Livingston 2

 

Tel: 01506 281619

 

 

West Lothian Council - Data Labels:

 

OFFICIAL - Sensitive: - Contains Personal or Business Sensitive
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Marr, Douglas, West Lothian Council

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Dear Mr Wakkie

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request
relating to Agency Workers. Also attached are the supporting documents
referred to in our response.

Yours sincerely

Douglas Marr

Service Development officer

 

 

 

Douglas Marr

Service Development Officer

West Lothian Council

Housing ,Customer and Building Services

Civic Centre

Howden, Livingston

EH54 6FF

 

Tel number: 01506 281879

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West Lothian Council - Data Labels:

 

OFFICIAL - Sensitive: Contains Personal or Business Sensitive Information
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OFFICIAL: Contains information for council staff only

PUBLIC: All information has been approved for public disclosure

NON-COUNCIL BUSINESS: Contains no business related or sensitive
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a contract and may not be founded upon in any proceedings
following hereon unless specifically indicated otherwise.

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