Use of Agency Social Work Professionals

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Wigan Borough Council,

Please provide me with:

1. a copy of the Comensura, "Neutral Vendor", contract and fee schedules for recruitment to Wigan Borough Council

2. all agencies on the Comensura contract for the supply of social workers, senior practitioners, assistant team managers, team managers and service managers (referred to from now as "qualified social work professionals") to Wigan Borough Council

3. all agencies currently supplying Wigan Borough Council with agency social work professionals

4. the total number of qualified social work professionals currently working on an agency basis at Wigan Borough Council

5. the number and grade of qualified social work professionals currently working on an agency basis at Wigan Borough Council by supplier

6. the number and grade of qualified social work professionals currently working on an agency basis at Wigan Borough Council by department

7. the pay and agency charge rate of each qualified social work professional currently working on an agency basis at Wigan Borough Council by department

8. the fiscal budget for qualified social work professional recruitment through agencies for 2009-2010

9. the fiscal budget for qualified social work professional recruitment through agencies for 2010-2011

10. the total fiscal spend on agency qualified social work professionals by department for the last 12 months

11. the total fiscal spend on agency qualified social work professionals by agency for the last 12 months

Yours faithfully,

A Elliott

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr Elliott

I am emailing to confirm the receipt of your recent FOI request to Wigan
Council.

I will respond as soon as possible, and in any case no later than 20th
April 2010, which is 20 working days after the date of your request.

If you have any comments or questions in the meantime, please direct them
to [Wigan Borough Council request email], or at Wigan Council, Town Hall, Library
Street, Wigan WN1 1YN.

Regards

Jayne Highton
Legal Team Support Officer
Ext 01942 827668
Int x2668

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Another FOI request regarding Agency Social Workers ignored and the law broken

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