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Record Ref : FOI 8114
Date Recieved : 17/08/2020
Date Completed : 15/09/2020
Organisation : BBC Wales News Online
Application Type : Media
Category : Covid-19
Question

Please can you provide me details on council staff furloughed because of coronavirus between the period of March 24 to August 16, or the closest available dates? Specifically, can you tell me: * How many new/additional staff were recruited to do contact tracing? * How many new/additional staff were recruited to do other roles, i.e. cleaning, delivering meals parcels etc? * How many staff were redeployed from existing roles to other departments within the local authority? * How many staff were furloughed in total and for how long? * How much did the council bill the UK government for the use of furlough? * How much did the council spend topping up furloughed staff's wages during this period? * If staff wages were already budgeted for at the start of the financial year, where is the money collected through the furlough scheme directed?

Answer

We have considered your request and provide the following information: Please can you provide me details on council staff furloughed because of coronavirus between the period of March 24 to August 16, or the closest available dates? Specifically, can you tell me: * How many new/additional staff were recruited to do contact tracing? – 14 (12 new staff/2 existing employees transferred to team) * How many new/additional staff were recruited to do other roles, i.e. cleaning, delivering meals parcels etc? – HR – these were all redeployed staff as far as I’m aware * How many staff were redeployed from existing roles to other departments within the local authority? – HR – 49 staff * How many staff were furloughed in total and for how long? 167 staff furloughed 6 weeks 33 employees 8 weeks 85 employees 12 weeks 1 employee 15 weeks 1 employee 17 weeks 15 employees 19 weeks 32 employees * How much did the council bill the UK government for the use of furlough? £201,805.15 (up to 31/07/20) * How much did the council spend topping up furloughed staff's wages during this period? £36,612.00 (up to 31/07/20) * If staff wages were already budgeted for at the start of the financial year, where is the money collected through the furlough scheme directed?

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