Dear Information Commissioner’s Office,
Unite the Union have the only recognition agreement in place at Flybe which allows them the collective bargaining rights for Cabin Crew across the Uk.
I would like to know how many Cabin Crew (who are members of Unite the Union) and as such are represented by Unite the Union during such negotiations.
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14 March 2018
Case Reference Number IRQ0731883
Dear Ms Seville
Your Request for Information
Thank you for your email of 13 March 2018, sent to the Information Access
Team at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), in which you have
referred to Unite’s recognition agreement in place at Flybe, and asked “I
would like to know how many Cabin Crew (who are members of Unite the
Union) and as such are represented by Unite the Union during such
negotiations.”. We have considered your request in accordance with the
requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
It may help to explain that the Information Commissioner’s Office is the
UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the
public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for
individuals. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is our
sponsoring department within the government. The ICO enforces and
oversees the Data Protection Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the
Environmental Information Regulations, and the Privacy and Electronic
Communications Regulations. Further information about the ICO is
available on our website here:
The Information Commissioner does not hold any information beyond what is
needed or necessary to her role as the regulator of the legislation listed
above. As such, we can confirm that the information you have asked for is
not held by the ICO.
The information you seek is more likely to be held by Flybe or Unite.
However, as neither company are public authorities subject to the FOIA
they are not required to respond to information requests made under that
We hope you have found this helpful.
Lead Information Access Officer
Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
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