Dear Great Yarmouth Borough Council,
Please supply totals for the following:
As far as records go back, the annual figures for the total number of current employees / ex-employees of the Council who have signed compromise agreements directly related to the resolving of dispute(s) / grievance(s) / internal and external investigation(s) / whistleblowing incident(s).
In addition to this, annual figures for the number of current employees / ex-employees who have agreed, following the matter being raised and made conditional as part of a compromise agreement drawn up by the body acting as the Council's legal team, to forgo their right to approach the council in the future with Freedom of Information and/or DPA Subject Access requests under the relevant Acts.
Please note that I do not seek or require any personal information such as names and addresses – only the total figures for each subject area.
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
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Dear Mr Cardin
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST FOI/2011/4
Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is below.
We have had two (one in 2008 and one in 2009) compromise agreements
signed directly related to the resolving of dispute(s) / grievance(s) /
internal and external investigation(s)/ whistleblowing
incident(s).agreements neither require them to forgo their right to
approach the council in the future with Freedom of Information and/or
DPA Subject Access requests under the relevant acts.
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be copied, distributed, published or exploited for commercial purposes
or financial gain without the explicit written consent of Great Yarmouth
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do not hesitate to contact me. You have the right of appeal through the
Council's internal complaints procedure by setting out the ground of
your appeal in writing to me.
Policy & Information Manager
Great Yarmouth Borough Council
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