Dear Wakefield City 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

freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

Dear P Rourke,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your email requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 09 July 2018. It is our intention to have the response delivered to you by 06 August 2018

I would like to inform you that all requests submitted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 might be subject to exemption(s), which the Authority is entitled to apply to refuse the request.

Any future correspondence you may have in relation to this matter should be marked Private & Confidential and sent to the Senior Information Governance Officer, Information Management Team, County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW or e-mailed to [Wakefield City Council request email].

Yours sincerely

Information Governance Officer
Corporate Information Governance Team,
City Solicitor’s Office.
Wakefield MDC, County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW
Email: [Wakefield City Council request email]
Tel: 01924 306112

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freedomofinformation, Wakefield City Council

 
 
 
Dear P Rourke,
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information
 
I am writing in respect of your recent enquiry for information held by the
Authority under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act.
 
Please find the response to your request below.
 
1. Could you confirm that you have read the article? We have not read the
report as we do not employ Kingdom. 
 
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?
N/A.
 
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? N/A.
 
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? N/A.
 
5. Could you confirm whether the local authority will allow Kingdom
Services Group to use Flexi-Workers (again zero hour contracts)? N/A.
 
6. Could you confirm the date your contract is due to expire with Kingdom
Services Group? N/A.
 
Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any further queries
regarding this matter.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Senior Information Governance Officer
Information Governance Team
City Solicitor’s Office
Wakefield MDC
Tel: 01924 306112
E-mail: [Wakefield City Council request email]
 

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