Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Expenditure

1. How many roles are mainly or exclusively focussed on issues of equality, diversity, or inclusivity? For example, this could include (amongst other guises) ‘EDI officers’ or ‘diversity and inclusion project managers’ but would not include general HR managers. 2 … Continue reading

School Attendance Staff

I would like to request, under the freedom of information act, the number of full-time equivalent school attendance staff employed by your council as of July in each of the years from 2011 to 2021. To clarify ‘school attendance staff’ … Continue reading

Software Systems and Contracts

1. How many employees do you have? Devon County Council (DCC) have 5349 corporate employees. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 2. Which ERP or finance system do you currently use? FINEST (Software AG UK Ltd) and P2P Accounts Payable System (Process … Continue reading

Apprenticeship Levy

1.How much money was raised by the Apprenticeship Levy overall for the local authority during the period of 2017 to 2021? £4,183,341.16 2. How much of this money was returned to HMRC of the amount raised over the four years? … Continue reading

Children’s and Young People’s Services

‘Children’s and Young People’s Services’ refers to services that are included under Sections 3.1 to 3.6 of the Section 251 Budget disclosures from the Department for Education. For just ‘Youth Services’ this would be as per 3.5 of the Section … Continue reading


1. How many whistleblowing disclosures have you received over the last two years? 6 2. Can you provide a breakdown of the whistleblowing concerns received over the last two years? We consider this information is exempt under Section 40(2) of … Continue reading

HR data (April 2021 – March 2022

Q1 The number of people employees employed by Devon Council that period (broken down monthly) Monthly Headcount: Apr-21: 4959 May-21: 4973 Jun-21: 4981 Jul-21: 4958 Aug-21: 4951 Sep-21: 4993 Oct-21: 5016 Nov-21: 5044 Dec-21: 5054 Jan-22: 5092 Feb-22: 5096 Mar-22: … Continue reading

Agency spending

What was the value of spend on temporary staff from recruitment agencies by the council in 2021-2022?  Please also ensure that a gross spend value is detailed and include all spend associated to any contract let for the management/provision of … Continue reading