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Dear Runnymede Borough Council,

In relation to the following article released this evening by the Liverpool Echo. Please see the below link for clarity.

https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liv...

Could you answer the following questions please:

1. Could you confirm that you have read the article?

2. Could you confirm that the Enforcement officers employed by Kingdom are not being paid a bonus of £5 if they issue 5 FPNs and £5 for every subsequent FPN issued beyond 5 for the duration of each working shift?

3. Could you confirm that all Kingdom employees have been employed on full contracts and do not have zero-hour contracts working on behalf of the local authority?

4. Could you confirm whether Kingdom Service Group recognises the union and whether their employees are given the option of joining a union when commencing employment?

5. Could you confirm whether the local authority will allow Kingdom Services Group to use Flexi-Workers (again zero hour contracts)?

6. Could you confirm the date your contract is due to expire with Kingdom Services Group?

Yours faithfully,

P Rourke

FOI, Runnymede Borough Council

Dear Sir

This is to acknowledge receipt of your freedom of information request, reference 18.07.18 received on 08 July 2018.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

Regards

FOI Runnymede Borough Council

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Peter Burke, Runnymede Borough Council

Dear P Rourke

 

With respect to your recent FOI

 

1.    Could you confirm that you have read the article?

 

Runnymede Borough Council (RBC) does not hold any information on this
article

 

2.    Could you confirm that the Enforcement officers employed by Kingdom
are not being paid a bonus of £5 if they issue 5 FPNs and £5 for every
subsequent FPN issued beyond 5 for the duration of each working shift?

 

RBC does not hold any information on the terms and conditions between
Kingdom and its employees.

 

3.    Could you confirm that all Kingdom employees have been employed on
full contracts and do not have zero-hour contracts working on behalf of
the local authority?

 

RBC does not hold any information on terms and conditions between Kingdom
and its employees.

 

4. Could you confirm whether Kingdom Service Group recognises the union
and whether their employees are given the option of joining a union when
commencing employment?

 

RBC does not hold any information on these matters.

 

5.Could you confirm whether the local authority will allow Kingdom
Services Group to use Flexi-Workers (again zero hour contracts)?

 

RBC does not have or hold any information on this matter.

 

6. Could you confirm the date your contract is due to expire with Kingdom
Services Group?

 

31 Dec 2018

 

I hope that this information is sufficient for your purposes.  The
Council’s complaints procedure is on the website:

 

[1]https://www.runnymede.gov.uk/article/151...

 

If you are not satisfied with this response you may ask for an internal
review.  If subsequently you are not satisfied with the Council’s decision
you may apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision.  Generally,
the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Council.

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at the following address:

 

The Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

SK9 5AS

 

[2]https://ico.org.uk/

 

 

Peter Burke| Environmental Health  and Licensing Manager| Runnymede
Borough Council

[3][email address] | 01932-425734|  [4]www.runnymede.gov.uk

 

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