Freedom of information response

Council Workers Salaries

Publication date: 
Thursday 28 May 2020
Request: 

Please provide the number of council employees at each point on your published pay scale: (https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/council-terms-and-conditions-of-employment/pay-scales). Please include non-office workers such as groundsmen and refuse collectors.

Please indicate if any of your statistics are to include non-fulltime workers.

Response: 

Please see attached document Appendix A.

We are unable to provide an exact number for question above 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

Please note, senior salaries are published online, please see the following web link which provides further details regarding higher paid employees: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/council-terms-and-conditions-of-employment/pay-scales

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Request reference:
FOI 9980