Dear West Sussex County Council,
I understand that since the initial lockdowns you have been paying office based staff extra for the time that they spend travelling to work. ie paying them for what was previously done in their own time.
Dear Phil Bristow
Thank you for your request which has been assigned reference FOI/1897
Freedom of Information request - Paying staff to travel to work
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Dear Phil Bristow,
Our Ref: FOI/1897
On 06/01/2021 you made the following request for information, which has
been dealt with in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.
You requested information regarding whether, since the initial lockdown
WSCC has paid office based staff extra for the time that they spend
travelling to work. ie paying them for what was previously done in their
We have now completed a search for the information which you requested and
confirm that this Authority holds data relevant to your request.
The Response to your request is as follows:
There has been no change in policy for the payment of travel costs and/or
time for employees during the national or local restrictions implemented
due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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