Cllr Greenslade

Further to the internal case against Cllr Brian Greenslade, can the Council please confirm ; 1. The quantum of compensation costs incurred for the employees and ex-employees, including any enhanced pension rights and early termination costs, incurred as a consequence … Continue reading

Complaints or claims against the council

Q1. Thinking about the entirety of 2020, how many times did you receive a complaint or liability claim against your council? Please think about all claims from both businesses and the public. If figures are not available for 2020, please … Continue reading

Legal affairs – staff and contact

1. Which department or departments are responsible for overseeing legal affairs when your council is a party to a legal Hearing e.g. Legal Services, HR? Legal hearings such as those brought against the council – (high court, criminal proceedings), or … Continue reading

Compensation paid to teachers for injuries

In the last financial year 2019/2020 please provide me with the number of settlements and the total amount paid as compensation to teachers or teaching assistants for injuries sustained at schools or outside schools. For each incident please provide me … Continue reading

Judicial review and planning appeals costs

The information sought is as follows: (1) All costs incurred by the Council in each financial year from 2014/2015 to 2018/2019 in either defending or bringing a claim for Judicial Review in respect of Planning cases including any external professional … Continue reading

Section 106 Awards

Can you please provide me a list of the current open Section 106 and CIL awards for education purposes, which Devon County Council is responsible for. Please indicate for each the value, expiry/discharge date and which of the current open … Continue reading

Child Care legal professionals

1. How many Child Care legal professionals (or equivalent) are employed by the Council? 18 (Solicitors, Legal Executives and Legal Assistants) 2. Does the Council have a specific risk assessment for legal employees undertaking child care work which deals with … Continue reading

Whistleblowing policies and practices

Q1 Does your organisation take action to protect external whistleblowers from unjustified treatment by their employers or others? Please select one of the below answers if possible – i. Yes (please explain what action is taken) ii. No iii. Not … Continue reading

Pothole compensation 2014-2019

1. How much money overall has been paid out by Devon County Council in compensation as a result of claims (whether or not liability was accepted) relating to potholes involving (a) cyclists and (b) motorists in each of the last … Continue reading