Please can the DCSF disclose the number of staff working for the Department who have been convicted of criminal offences during the following years:
If possible, please provide the above information broken down by:
The Department policies require members of staff to inform their line managers if they have been arrested and/or convicted of a criminal offence so that disciplinary action can be considered, which in most cases lead to dismissal.
The Department's records show the following convictions:
|Year||Number of staff||Nature of Offence|
|2007||1||Possession of an offensive weapon|