FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

17 March 2021

1. How many reports did you receive from whistleblowers in 2019 and in 2020?

2. How many people do you have in your organisation that are trained/permitted to take reports from whistleblowers?

3. What training have the people in question number 2 received in whistleblowing?

4. What cost, if any, was there for this training?

5. Which organisation delivered each course?

6. What is the name of the person that arranged this training and what is their email address?

7. What methods do you have for whistleblowers to contact a person that is authorised to take their report and what are the specific details of these, i.e., email addresses, telephone numbers etc?

8. What are the email addresses for the people authorised to receive whistleblower reports?

9. How many whistleblowers have left the organisation within 12 months of making a report?

10. How many whistleblowers have made an allegation of ‘detriment’ against your organisation?



East Herts Council Response

15 April 2021

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

1. How many reports did you receive from whistleblowers in 2019 and in 2020? 0 and 0

2. How many people do you have in your organisation that are trained/permitted to take reports from whistleblowers? 1

3. What training have the people in question number 2 received in whistleblowing? At a previous Council post holder was trained in fraud prevention and detection, whistleblowing, money laundering and RIPA.

4. What cost, if any, was there for this training? No data held post holder was trained at previous council

5. Which organisation delivered each course? No data held post holder was trained at previous council

6. What is the name of the person that arranged this training and what is their email address? No data held post holder was trained at previous council

7. What methods do you have for whistleblowers to contact a person that is authorised to take their report and what are the specific details of these, i.e., email addresses, telephone numbers etc? Post holders email, telephone number and face to face.  

8. What are the email addresses for the people authorised to receive whistleblower reports? We do not release details of staff members below head of service level

9. How many whistleblowers have left the organisation within 12 months of making a report? 0

10. How many whistleblowers have made an allegation of ‘detriment’ against your organisation? 0

 

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