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Dear Merthyr Tydfil Council,

I would be grateful if you could help me with the following information below?

1. How much money did the organisation spend on temporary agency staff for the financial year 2014/2015?
2. What formal arrangements are in place with regards to temporary agency staffing? (i.e. managed service, PSL, etc.)
3. What was the off contract spending for the financial year 2014/2015?
4. Which job category has the highest temporary staffing spend?
5. When does your current arrangement expire?

Yours faithfully,

Chris Grimes

FOI (Freedom of Information), Merthyr Tydfil Council

Classification:NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

RE:     Freedom Of Information Act 2000 – INFORMATION Request

 

We acknowledge your request for information about Agency Staff received by
the Freedom of Information Officer on 26^th October 2015.

 

We are considering your request and you will receive the Council’s full
response within the [1]statutory time limit of 20 working days, which in
this instance is no later than 23^rd November 2015, unless the information
is exempt or we require additional time to consider whether disclosure is
in the public interest in accordance with [2]Section 2 of the Act.  

 

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Information Officer on 01685 725000 or [4][Merthyr Tydfil Council request email]. You can find
out more about the Act from the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office (Wales)

2^nd Floor

Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

 

Tel: 029 2067 8400 

Fax: 029 2067 8399

Email: [5][email address]

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Yours faithfully

 

Freedom of Information Officer
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

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Tudful.

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful
Canolfan Dinesig
Stryd Y Castell
Merthyr Tudful
CF47 8AN

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8AN

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FOI (Freedom of Information), Merthyr Tydfil Council

Classification:NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED

Dear Sir/Madam,

RE:     Freedom Of Information Act 2000 – INFORMATION Request

We have considered your request and provide the following information:

 

1.            How much money did the organisation spend on temporary
agency staff for the financial year 2014/2015?

            £2,625,317 for non-education and £1,123,413 for education.

2.         What formal arrangements are in place with regards to temporary
agency staffing? (i.e. managed service, PSL, etc.) See question 5.

3.         What was the off contract spending for the financial year
2014/2015?

Education - £388K leakage across 9 providers.

4.         Which job category has the highest temporary staffing spend?
Support workers.

5.         When does your current arrangement expire?

Non-education service expires 31/10/15 with the option to extend for up to
a further 24 months and upon expiry we will be accessing the NPS ‘Managed
Service for the Provision of Agency Workers’ framework and Education has
just been renewed via the NPS framework also.

 

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Information Commissioner’s Office (Wales)

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Churchill House

Churchill Way

Cardiff

CF10 2HH

 

Tel: 029 2067 8400 

Fax: 029 2067 8399

Email: [5][email address]

Website: [6]www.ico.org.uk

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Yours faithfully

 

Freedom of Information Officer
for LEGAL AND DEMOCRATIC SERVICE MANAGER

 

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are
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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council.

Mae'r e-bost hwn ac unrhyw ffeiliau a drosglwyddir gydag ef yn gyfrinachol
ac wedi'u bwriadu ar gyfer pwy bynnag y cyfeirir ef ato neu atynt. Mae
cynnwys yr e-bost hwn cynrychioli barn y sawl a enwir uchod, felly nid
ydyw'n dilyn ei fod yn cynrychioli barn Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr
Tudful.

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful
Canolfan Dinesig
Stryd Y Castell
Merthyr Tudful
CF47 8AN

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Civic Centre
Castle Street
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8AN

Teleffon\Telephone: 01685 725000

[9]http://www.merthyr.gov.uk

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