Restructuring in certain council departments.

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

In 2019 the council has engaged in an exercise called restructuring in certain departments. It is known that the libraries and registration were among those involved in this. Please provide information as follows:

1) Which council departments were involved in this?

2) Who was responsible for this exercise?

3) How many employees were engaged in this in total?

4) What grades were they in? Were managerial grades included?

5) What was the outcome of the exercise?

6) How many employees were graded down to a lower band?

7) How many employees had a pay cut?

8) How many employees were transferred to work in other places?

9) How many employees went off sick due to changes to their work, or place of work?

10) How many employees resigned as a result of the changes?

11) What were the costs of this exercise?

Yours faithfully,

Susan Murray

Dumfries and Galloway Council

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002

Thank you for your request for information that we received on 17/06/2019 which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given your request the unique reference 417922 and we would appreciate if you could quote this on all correspondence to us.

In order to assist the appropriate Council service(s) to deal with your request, can we please ask you to clarify the following:

Please can you confirm if you are looking for a response regarding the full Council restructure or if you are just referring to libraries and registration..

Please be aware that in line with the above legislation, the 20 working days to respond to your request has been suspended and will be recalculated when we receive clarification from you.

Kind Regards

FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

The FOI Act requires you reply to the request within a twenty day time limit. This has expired and this needs to be remedied without further delay.

Yours faithfully,

Susan Murray

FOI, Dumfries and Galloway Council

PUBLIC
On the 18th June we sent the following request for clarification which, as
you can see, suspends the 20 day timescale until we receive a response. 
To date we have received no response to our request.
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002
                        
Thank you for your request for information that we received on 17/06/2019
which we are dealing with in terms of the above legislation. We have given
your request the unique reference 417922 and we would appreciate if you
could quote this on all correspondence to us.
 
In order to assist the appropriate Council service(s) to deal with your
request, can we please ask you to clarify the following:
 
Please can you confirm if you are looking for a response regarding the
full Council restructure or if you are just referring to libraries and
registration..
 
Please be aware that in line with the above legislation, the 20 working
days to respond to your request has been suspended and will be
recalculated when we receive clarification from you.
 
Kind Regards
 
FOI Unit
Dumfries and Galloway Council
 
 
 
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Dear FOI,

Please accept my apologies for the oversight in not responding to your request for further information.

The query was directed mainly at the Libraries and Registration department. The information sought can be restricted to this for the time being.

Yours sincerely,

Susan Murray

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