Freedom of information response

Staff Disciplinary Cases

Publication date: 
Monday 11 March 2024

1.  How many staff have been disciplined in any way (by this I mean any formal reprimand that would either be dismissal or some sort of record on that person’s personnel file) because they breached your rules/guidelines in relation to multiple contract working? Please give figures for each of the last five financial years (2018/19)(2019/20)(2020/21)(2021/22) and (2022/23).
2.  In relation to the cases in 2022/23 how many of the people who were disciplined are allowed within their working conditions to work from home for some or all of their contracted hours?
3.  In relation to the cases in 2022/23 please state in broad terms the nature of the other job that the person may have been doing that was in breach of your rules/guidelines? Eg: Waiter, car cleaner etc……


1. Fewer than 5.

2. Section 40 exemption

3. Section 40 exemption

We are unable to provide an exact number for this FOI request as: 

  • There is a low number involved. 
  • The release of this information could identify individuals which would constitute their personal data under the Data Protection Act  
  • There is no prior expectation on the part of these individuals that their personal information would be published in the wider public domain under the FOI Act 
  • Personal data of any other person is exempt under section 40 (2) of the Data Protection Act. 

However in the interests of transparency we are able to provide this information to you categorised as fewer than 5 to give you an indication of the figures 

Request reference:
FOI 13512