Sexual harassment complaints

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Dear Cheshire West and Chester Council,

Please advise me of the number of complaints of sexual harassment made to the council since 1 April 2009 by staff, councillors and members of the public.

Please break down the count as follows:

* Total complaints made
* Complaints made by staff
* Complaints made by councillors
* Complaints made by members of the public
* Complaints against a member of staff
* Complaints against a councillor
* Complaints against a member of the public

Please also supply counts of:

* The number of complaints referred to police
* the number of complaints which resulted in formal disciplinary action
* The number of complaints where informal action, such as a reprimand or training, was taken
* the number of complaints where no further action was taken

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Peter Harrison

Cheshire West and Chester Council

RE: Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Case Reference: 101001239688

Dear Mr Harrison

Thank you for your email 1239688.

It will be treated as a request within the meaning of the Act: this means that we will send you a full response within 20 working days, either supplying you with the information which you want, or explaining to you why we cannot supply it.

If we need any further clarification or there is any problem we will be in touch.

In the meantime if you wish to discuss this further please contact me. It would be helpful if you could quote the log number 1239688.

Yours sincerely

Scott Robertson
FOI Unit

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

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FOI West, Cheshire West and Chester Council

Dear Mr Harrison

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I am
able to provide you with the following response.

 

Please advise me of the number of complaints of sexual harassment made to
the council since 1 April 2009 by staff, councillors and members of the
public.

 

     * Total complaints made ONE

     * Complaints made by staff ONE

     * Complaints made by councillors NONE

     * Complaints made by members of the public  NONE

     * Complaints against a member of staff ONE

     * Complaints against a councillor NONE

     * Complaints against a member of the public  NONE

  

   Please also supply counts of:    

     * The number of complaints referred to police NONE

     * the number of complaints which resulted in formal disciplinary
action NONE

     * The number of complaints where informal action, such as a 
reprimand or training, was taken NONE

     * the number of complaints where no further action was taken ONE

    

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request a review by writing to:

 

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

HQ

58 Nicholas Street

Chester

CH1 2NP

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45

Website: [1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Miriam Wallace

Solutions Team

Cheshire West and Chester Council

 

 

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Dear FOI West,

Thank you for the information.

Yours sincerely,

Peter Harrison