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Monday, 19 March 2012





From: information.governance@hertscc.gov.uk
To: race_equality_inspectorate@live.co.uk
Subject: FOI/RAP/02/12/4151
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 11:58:41 +0000
Dear Sir or Madam,

Reference number: FOI/RAP/02/12/4151

On 16th February 2012 Hertfordshire County Council received the following request for information from you:

"Please would you send us data that will allow us to find out how Racial Representation at Senior Management level and above, in Hertfordshire County Council and Library Services relate to the communities served over the last seven (7) years."

Your request for information has been considered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  I can confirm that Hertfordshire County Council does some information relevant to your request.  The following data reflects the BME percentage within the top 5% of staff by salary level:
Hertfordshire County Council
March 2006 - 4.70%
March 2007 - 4.88%
March 2008 - 4.95%
March 2009 - 4.22%
March 2010 - 4.58%
March 2011 - 5.28%
December 2011 - 5.94%

Hertfordshire County Council Libraries Service
March 2006 - 4.38%
March 2007 - 2.79%
March 2008 - 4.21%
March 2009 - 3.56%
March 2010 - 3.95%
March 2011 - 3.90%
December 2011 - 4.80%

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, quoting the reference number on this email. To find out more about Freedom of Information, please visit www.hertsdirect.org/foi

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If you are unhappy with the outcome of the internal review you are entitled to ask the Information Commissioner to investigate your complaint. You should write to: FOI/EIR Complaints Resolution, Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane
, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Yours faithfully,

Information Access Team
Hertfordshire County Council
Postal Point CHO305
County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DN
Tel: 01992 555848
Fax: 01992 588117
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". . . The following data reflects the BME percentage within the top 5% of staff by salary level . . ."


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