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Frequently asked Freedom of Information Questions

 

 

Any requests concerning the topics below need to be sent to Staffordshire County Council who are responsible for these functions:

 

  • Social Care and Health (adults and children)
  • Schools and Education
  • Youth Services
  • Troubled Families
  • Highways, pavements and potholes
  • Street Lighting 
  • Blocked drains
  • Road gritting and snow ploughs
  • Trading standards

 

They can be contacted using the following link: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/yourcouncil/dataprotectionandfreedomofinformation/homepage.aspx

 

 

 

Below is a list of some of the most frequent Freedom of Information requests

we receive:

 

Number Question Answer
1.

How much compensation have we paid to individuals for the damage caused by potholes and poor road maintenance?

Staffordshire County Council has the responsibility for road maintenance, road signs and safety, street lighting and maintaining road bridges and cycle paths.
2. How many children (aged 16 and under) have been taken into care by the council.   We have has no responsibility for Social Services or schools. This is dealt with by Staffordshire County Council and all requests of this nature need to be referred to them.
3. Employee headcount

Total employee headcount for 1/4/11: 389

Total employee headcount for 1/4/12: 339

Total employee headcount for 1/4/13: 332

Total employee headcount for 1/4/14: 345

Total employee headcount for 1/4/15: 339

4. Working days lost per Fte employee due to sickness absence

2010/11 = 6.97 days

2011/12 = 5.72 days

2012/13 = 8.99 days

2013/14 = 8.44 days

2014/15 = 6.19 days

5. Total (average) number of full time equivalents (Fte's)  

2010/11 = 304.73 Fte's

2011/12 = 274.17 Fte's

2012/13 = 249.50 Fte's

2013/14 = 246.53 Fte's

2014/15 = 247.68 Fte's

6. The number of parking tickets we issued. 

2010/11 = 1077

2011/12 = 1877

2012/13 = 1537

2013/14 = 1988

2014/15 = 1808

 

7. What is the remuneration package for the council's chief executive? The remuneration package for the Chief Executive is published in our statement of accounts under the title Remuneration for Senior Employees.
8. What do the top 5 earners of the Council get paid?   We publish the pay bands of the members of our strategic management team. Pay bands have been used rather than actual salary having taken into account guidance from the Office of the Information Commissioner.

 

 

Contactfreedom of information

 
Email: freedomofinformation@sstaffs.gov.uk

 

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