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FOI Request

Disclosure ID
FOI/02888
Request Date
February 2, 2019
Subject
Sexual Assault
Description

Over the last 3 years how many HR cases/investigations have you had involving matters of sexual assault/ sexual nature and how many of these matters resulted in police involvement?

Response
April 2016 to March 2017 April 2017 to March 2018 April 2018 to current date
Number of cases/investigations *Please see Notes and exemption at bottom of document, section 40 (2) *Please see Notes and exemption at bottom of document, section 40 (2) 0
Number resulting in police involvement *Please see Notes and exemption at bottom of document, section 40 (2) *Please see Notes and exemption at bottom of document, section 40 (2) 0

*Due to the small numbers of alleged perpetrators and the outcomes of each case, to provide further detail may breach their confidentiality. Therefore we are exempting this information as personal and applying section 40(2).

 

Points to note:

 

Between 2014 & 2018 there have been 44 complaints of inappropriate sexual behaviour to staff, unfortunately our systems do not differentiate between staff groups.

All cases are male behaviours towards female

No alleged victims were aged 18 or under

All cases resulted in an internal disciplinary procedure

None of the cases resulted in a financial settlement

None of the cases resulted in clauses being placed on any restriction on the ability of the alleged victim to discuss the events.

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