Interpretation 19.3 of single status agreement (red book)

craig cummings made this Freedom of Information request to Perth and Kinross Council

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Dear Perth and Kinross 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 - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Mr Cummings

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act  2002

Request for Information – Reimbursement of Expenditure

 

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information dated 15 January
2018

 

I understand that the information you seek is:-

 

1)    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.

 

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

 

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

 

I am currently dealing with your request and will issue my response no
later than 12 February 2018 which is 20 working days as permitted in terms
of section 10(1) of the above legislation.

 

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Information Compliance Team

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FOI - Generic Email Account, Perth and Kinross Council

Dear Mr Cummings

 

Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Request for Information – Reimbursement of Expenditure

 

I refer to your request for information dated 15 January 2018

 

The information you requested was:-

 

1)    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.

 

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

 

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

 

Response 

 

In relation to the above, I am advised of the following;

 

1.    Within the context of the Single Status agreement this means that
Perth and Kinross Council meets the cost of HGV training and testing.

 

2.    Yes, Perth and Kinross Council meets the cost of CPC training, LGV
medicals and Tachograph cards for employees.

 

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Should you require any further explanation or assistance please do not
hesitate to contact me.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Information Officer

Information Compliance Team

Legal & Governance Services

Corporate and Democratic Services

2 High Street

Perth

PH1 5PH

 

Telephone 01738 477950

 

 

 

 

 

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