FOI Req: Staff Relations with Pupils and Compensation Payments

Request 101001399627

1. Details on how many school staff within your council area have been disciplined for inappropriate relationships with pupils in the past year (January 2016 – December 2016, inclusive). If possible, for each case please tell me the staff member’s position (IE teacher, classroom assistant janitor, dinner lady), whether it was a primary, secondary or special needs school, the outcome of the disciplinary process and whether the matter was reported to police.

2. Details on how many times police have been called to schools within your council area in the past year (January 2016 – December 2016, inclusive). For each instance, please tell me whether it was a primary, secondary or special school and provide a brief description of why police were called.

3. Details of all compensation payments made by your council in the past year (January 2016 – December 2016, inclusive). Please break down your response into (a) compensation payments made to council staff and (b) compensation payments made to others. In your response, please provide a brief explanation of why compensation was paid out, and how much the claimant received. Please provide a total amount for the year.

 

Response 23-01-2017

1. Nil

2. This information is exempt Under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Information Not Held. This information may be held by the Police. 

3.  (a) None

     (b). 3

£64.00 paid out for loss of food when freezer was switched off during asbestos removal works

£1567.40 paid out for car damaged by an untethered gazebo.

£40.00 paid out for damaged spectacles and taxi fare home when claimant tripped on indented concrete while walking to catch a bus.

Total for year to date £1671.40

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