Dear Mr Dransfield,
I am writing in response to your request for information (ref FOI 8710).
The relevant Council Service(s) has searched for the requested information and our response is as follows/attached.
Between 9 April 2012 and 31 March 2014 we issued 304 settlement agreements for the following reasons;
273 Voluntary Redundancy
20 Mutual Agreement
11 Efficiency of Service
Freedom of Information/ Data Protection Officer & RIPA Coordinator
Tel: 0161 474 4048
Fax: 0161 474 4006
From: alan dransfield
Sent: 30 March 2014 08:07
To: Barry Khan; Simon Oldfield
Subject: COMPROMISE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT
Stockport Borough Council
Attn Simon Oldfield FOIA Manager and Mr Khan Legal Advisor
Under protection of the FOIA 2000 please advise me how many compromise employment agreements (aka gagging orders) have you used in the last two years and please provide me with a copy of all agreements.
I appreciate you may have to redact these documents owing to the Data Protection Act.
Alan M Dransfield