Interpretation 19.3 of single status agreement (red book)

craig cummings made this Freedom of Information request to Stirling Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Dear Stirling Council,

Could you provide me your interpretation of "costs" section 19.3 of the single status agreement

19. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURE
19.3 Where a council requires an employee to possess a Heavy Goods Vehicle, Passenger Service Vehicle and/or other special driving licence, the council shall meet the costs.

Does the council meet the cost or reimburse for employees for :

Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
LGV medical
Tachograph card (driver smart card)

Yours faithfully,

craig cummings

FOI, Stirling Council

Dear Mr Cummings,

Your request for information has been logged and allocated reference FOI/10824.

Your request will be dealt with under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). A response will be issued no later than 09/02/18.

Yours sincerely,

Marie Proudfoot

Records & Information Compliance Team
Stirling Council
Stirling FK8 2ET
01786 233988
[Stirling Council request email]

show quoted sections

ccefoi, Stirling Council

Dear Craig Cummings,

 

I refer to your above request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland)
Act 2002, which was logged by us as FOI/10824.

                                                                   

The following information has been provided in response to your request.

 

Could you provide me your interpretation of "costs"  section 19.3 of the
single status agreement

 

19. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURE

19.3 Where a council requires an employee to possess a Heavy Goods
Vehicle, Passenger Service Vehicle and/or other special driving licence,
the council shall meet the costs.

 

Does the council meet the cost or reimburse for employees for :

 

Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) LGV medical Tachograph card
(driver smart card)

 

All costs are met by Stirling Council.  Driver CPC training is carried out
internally, HGV medicals are completed by Occupational Health and cheques
are issued by Creditors to the DVLA to pay for Driver Smart cards.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the way in which your request for information
has been dealt with you are entitled to request a review of the actions
and decisions made by the Council in relation to your request.  Your
request for review must be in writing or some other permanent form stating
your name and address for correspondence, and specifying the request for
information to which your request for review relates and why you are
dissatisfied with the response.

 

You must make your request for review not later than 40 working days after
the expiry of the 20 working day period of response to your initial
request by the Council or not later than 40 working days after the receipt
by you of the information provided, any fees notice issued or any
notification of refusal or partial refusal.

 

Your request for review should be addressed in the first instance to:

Records & Information Compliance Manager, Stirling Council, Viewforth,
STIRLING FK8 2ET email [1][Stirling Council request email]

 

The Records & Information Compliance Manager will then arrange for an
appropriate officer to undertake a review.

Please note that in any email you must state your name.

If you are dissatisfied with how your request for a review has been dealt
with, then you are entitled to ask the Scottish Information Commissioner
to investigate your case. You must ask the Scottish Information
Commissioner no later than 6 months after the date of receipt by you of
the notice or decision you are dissatisfied with or within 6 months of the
expiry of the period of 20 working days from receipt by the Council of
your request for review. 

 

The Scottish Information Commissioner recommends that you appeal online.
The online appeal service is available here:
[2]www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

You do not need to submit an appeal online, but if you do it will ensure
the Commissioner is provided with all the information required to
investigate your case quickly.

 

For further information about making an appeal to the Scottish Information
Commissioner, including how to submit an appeal by email or post, see:

[3]http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR...

 

If you do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Scottish
Information Commissioner at Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews,
Fife KY16 9DS,   Tel: 01334 464610  Email:
[4][email address]

 

You may also appeal against a decision of the Scottish Information
Commissioner but on a point of law only.  Any such appeal must be made
within 42 days of the date of intimation of the Commissioner's decision
notice.

 

 

Leeanne Gray

FOI Co-ordinator

Children, Communities and Enterprise

Stirling Council

 

 

 

 

This email and any attachments are intended solely for the individual or
organisation to which they are addressed and may be confidential and/or
legally privileged. If you have received this email in error please
forward it to [email address] and then delete it. Please check
this email and any attachments for the presence of viruses as Stirling
Council accepts no liability for any harm caused to the addressees'
systems or data. Stirling Council may monitor its email system. Stirling
Council accepts no liability for personal emails.

[5]Stirling Council.

[6]Living Wage Employer

References

Visible links
1. mailto:[Stirling Council request email]
2. http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal
3. http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/YourR...
4. mailto:[email address]
5. http://www.stirling.gov.uk/