I would like to request the below information in line with the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000. The definitions in this request relate to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970, in particular when referring to the Director of Adult Social Services or their senior management board (the board)
The Devon County Council Senior Leadership Team is known as the Adult Care and Health (Operations) Senior Leadership Team.
The number of Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board Members
The number that has a social work qualification and are currently registered with the HCPC
Whether the Director of Adult Social Services has a social work qualification and is currently registered with the HCPC
Is The Principal Social Worker a board member
The gender split of the Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board.
Four women, two men.
The ethnicity split as defined by UK Census categories of the Adult Social Care (Social Services) Board.
We do not hold the ethnicity information of all members of the Senior Leadership Team, we only hold this information for two members. This information is not included in this request as the Council considers that this constitutes personal sensitive data of third parties therefore this information is exempt from disclosure by virtue of Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.