- Could you please provide me with the most up-to-date policy guidance document from your force regarding restricted duties and the removal of the x-factor payment?
Further to this could you please provide me with data on the following:
- The number of officers in your force on restricted duties (temporary & permanent) in each year 2015, 2016 and 2017 (YTD)?
- The number of these officers who have been on restricted duties for 12 months or more in each year 2015, 2016 & 2017 (YRD)?
- The number of these officers who have had the x-factor payment removed in each yeah 2015, 2016 & 2017 (YTD)?
- The number of these officers who have appealed this decision and the number of appeals which have been successful in each year 2015, 2016 & 2017 (YTD)?
- The number of these officers who returned to full duties following the removal of the x-factor payment in each year 2015, 2016 and 2017 (YTD)?
Please find attached our response as well as the following policy in respect of question 1: ‘Management of Permanent Disablement and/or ill Health Retirement for Police Officers’.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.