FOI Request - Trainee Solicitor Post Information

Request 101000281807

1. What is the age of the candidates who were shortlisted for interview for the recent post of MOR004229 (Trainee Solicitor) advertised in June 2014.

2. What is the a) nationality and b) ethnic group of the above candidates who were shortlisted.

3. What is the were the ages of Trainee Solicitors (at time of appointment) who have been appointed to Moray Council Legal Services over the last 5 years.

4. What is the a) nationality and b) ethnic group of the Trainee Solicitors who have been appointed to moray Council Legal Services over the last five years.

Response 30-09-2014 (updated 06-10-2014)

1.  Age 52, 50, 29, 28, 26, 25, 23, 23.

2a.   National Identity - British, British, British, Scottish, Scottish, Scottish, Scottish, Scottish

2b. Ethnic
White- Scottish
Asian- Pakistani (Inc.Scottish/British)
White- Other British
White- Scottish
White- Scottish
White- Scottish
White- Scottish
White- Scottish

3.  Information is exempt under Freedom Of Information Scotland Act 2002  Section 38 (I)(b) read in conjunction with 38(2)(a)(i); due to the low number releasing this data could identify individuals.

4.  Information is exempt under Freedom Of Information Scotland Act 2002  Section 38 (I)(b) read in conjunction with 38(2)(a)(i); due to low number releasing this data could identify individuals..

Please note that the demographic questionnaires within job application forms have no role in the selection process. We have a duty to collect demographic information about our staff and applicants, but neither are under any obligation to give this information. In order to ensure that the information we collect is as complete as possible we give assurances that the information is treated with absolute confidentiality. 

Regarding the statistics, the links below should take you to the Moray Council’s page which contains the reports we publish in compliance with the Equality Act 201 (Specific Duties) (Scotland) Regulations 2012. The employment monitoring data can be found in the mainstreaming report on that page. The link to the mainstreaming report can be found here; copy of the report here.

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