Dear City of London Corporation,
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 Monday 20th May 2019, 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 1/4/18 to 31/3/19?
Dear Mr Parker,
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Dear Mr Parker,
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
Following receipt of your request for information on 7 June 2019 and our
acknowledgement of the same date, the City of London (CoL) responds as
1 - How many qualified social workers were working on a temporary (agency)
basis at the Council on Monday 20 May 2019, split by:
a) Children’s Services social work roles – 2
b) Adults’ Services social work roles – 0
2 – What was the total spend by your organisation on temporary (agency)
social work professionals during the financial year 1/4/18 to 31/3/19?
Children’s Services social work – £96,863
Adult’s Services social work – £84,550.60
Please note that the City (the "Square Mile") has a resident population of
about 7,650* which includes approximately 1,350 children aged up to 19
*Office of National Statistics 2018
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