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Freedom of Information Request

Whistleblowing cases and accountability

Received: 11 January 2021

Please can you tell me in the last 6 years how many Safegarding concerns have you had in regards to abuse from members of staff?

How many whistleblowing cases have the council handled in the last 6 years?

For case that we're up held and fully substantiated, what action was taken to ensure employees,
For example;

1. How many members of staff have been held accountable and appropriate action taken?
2. How many members of staff have been fired due to safeguarding misconduct or whistleblowing concerns / cases?

Please can you inform me who is responsible for ensuring that the council follow there policies and procedures, to ensure the safety of vulnerable people. ( in the last 6 years)

Please can you inform me who is responsible for ensuring that agencies work together in a person or child's centred approach, into investigation of abuse by professionals. ( in the last 6 years)

Please could you clarify the following for me or disagree which ever it may be.
Would a professional / cllr be failing their duty of care if asked to fulfil a certain role in a serious abuse investigation but failed to due to being advised not to by a legal rep. Would this mean he should not have been part of the case at all, due to the fact of personal interest or conflict, meaning this would have been total misconduct.

Please can you tell me how many children's Aocial workers have been employed by Barnet in the last 6 years?

Please can you tell me the name of the monitoring officer and previous monitoring officers for the last 6 years?

Please can you tell me who the lead L.a.d.o is for Barnet council as I've been made aware it's not shrimatee bizarre anymore. So could you please tell me who is now our local officer?

Can a member of the public whistleblow on the police?

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (some exceeds appropriate limit) - application/pdf - Download