Dear South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please can you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency) basis at the Council on 1st April 2021, split by:

a) Children’s Services social work roles
b) Adults’ Services social work roles

2 - What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency) social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/20 to 31/3/21?

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Lee,

Your FOI Request was received by South Tyneside Council on the 21st April 2021.

Coronavirus and information requests
While the Council will endeavour to process your request within the statutory timescales, please be aware that resources may be diverted away from usual compliance or information governance work.

You may experience understandable delays when making requests for information during the pandemic.

We thank you for your understanding in this matter.

If you have any further queries regarding this matter then please do not hesitate to contact the FOI team on [South Tyneside Council request email] or 0191 424 6539 and quote the reference number FOI 21.0369.

Regards

Information Governance
South Tyneside Council

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foi, South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Lee

Please find attached the Council’s response to your Freedom of Information Request.

Regards

Information Governance
South Tyneside Council

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