FOI request (FOIR-136826858)
Cars provided by HBC to employees
Requested Mon 12 August 2019
Responded Wed 02 October 2019
I have become aware that some HBC employees receive lease cars as part of their employment package.
Could you please provide the following information:
The number of employees who receive lease cars as part of their employment package.
A breakdown by grade of the number of employees who receive lease cars as part of their employment package
The cost to HBC of providing these lease cars
The cost to HBC of providing driver insurance for these cars
The cost to HBC of providing second driver insurance (for example to spouses) for these cars
ResponseQ1 - 9Q2- The staff that still have lease cars are all receiving them under historic contracts. The lease car scheme was withdrawn 27/11/2001.1 x Director3 x General Manager/Head1 x Grade 11 x Grade 22 x Grade 41 x Grade 5Salary/detailed grade information is exempt under Section 40(2) of the Freedom of Information Act as this is classed as 'personal data'. This is an absolute exemption and will not be provided.Q3 - During 2018/19 the cost of lease vehicles to Hastings Borough Council was £47,709.41Q4 - £3837.30, this includes spouses.Q5 - See above
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