FOI Request - Children in Part Time Employment

Request 101001363333

Q1.

Does your Local Authority have any leaflets, information packs or web-based information covering the employment of school students less than 16 years of age? (i.e. still within compulsory education)

YES/NO (please delete as appropriate)

Q1a.

If ”Yes”, for whom is this material produced?

Parents/carers?          YES/NO (please delete as appropriate)

            Schools?         YES/NO

            Children?         YES/NO         

            Employers?     YES/NO

            Others? – please indicate:

Q2.

Please indicate the number of staff who are involved with the regulation of child employment in your Local Authority and whether involvement is an individual’s sole duty or a major or minor part of their workload.

Sole duty:

Number of staff:

 

Main duty:

Number of staff:

 

Minor duty:

Number of staff:

 

 

Q3. Does your Authority use a work permit system to monitor child employment?

YES/NO (please delete as appropriate).

Q3a. If “NO” what system is used?

Q4. In the table below please indicate:

  1. whether any school students have been given permission to work in each of the requested time periods
  2. provide information on the number of school students given permission to work in the specified timescales.

If you have no information then please enter ‘don’t know’ in the relevant column.

 

Have any students been given permission to work?

Please tick:

Number of 13 year olds given permission

Number given permission in

14 -16 age group

 

Yes

No

   
In academic year 2015-16

 

 

           
In academic year, 2014-15.

 

 

           
In the previous three academic years, 2011- 2014.

 

 

           

 

Q5. Does your Local Authority have a system for checking if students and employers are following the legislation on child employment? (e.g. spot checks on employers, audit by school.)

Checking Students:                Yes      No       Don’t Know (please delete as appropriate)

Checking Employers:                         Yes      No       Don’t Know

Q5a.  If ‘Yes’ what is this system?

For students:

For employers:

Q6.

In the table below please indicate:

  1. whether any permissions to work have been refused, revoked, or amended in each of the requested time periods.
  2. provide information on the number of licences refused, revoked, or amended within the specified timescales.

 

 

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic year 2015-16

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic year 2014-15

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic years

2011-2014

Have any requests for permission to work been refused?

 

 

     

     

     

Have any requests for permission to work been revoked?

 

 

     

     

     

Have any requests for permission to work been amended?

 

 

     

     

     

Q7.

In the table below please indicate:

  1. whether there have been any warnings or prosecutions in relation to children working in each of the requested time periods
  2. provide information on the number of warnings or prosecutions within the specified timescales.
 

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic year 2015-16

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic year 2014-15

If ‘Yes’, how many in the academic years

2011-2014

Have there been any warnings given?

 

 

     

     

     

Have there been any prosecutions?

 

 

     

     

     

 

Response 13-12-2016

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