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Freedom of information request response - 05487

FOI request

FOI ID number
05487
Regarding
Child work permits
Request
  1.  
    1. How many applications for child work permits have you received so far in 2018 (1 Jan-30 June)?
    2. How many of these applications have been approved?
    3. How many of these applications have been declined? Previous years
    1. How many applications for child work permits did you receive in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 (full calendar year)?
    2. In each of these years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013) how many applications were approved?
    3. In each of these years (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013) how many applications were declined?
  2. Child workforce 
    1. In your area, how many children under the age of 16 currently have permission to work?
    2. Please provide a % breakdown by age (i.e. 13,14,15,16) if possible.
  3. What were the top three reasons applications for child work permits were declined in 2017 and 2018 (1 January 2017-30 June 2018)?
    1. Based on child work permits approved in 2017 and 2018 (1 January 2017-30 June 2018), what is the average number of hours worked by 13-year-olds in your area?
    2. Based on child work permits approved in 2017 and 2018 (1 January 2017-30 June 2018), what is the average number of hours worked by 14-year-olds in your area?
    3. Based on child work permits approved in 2017 and 2018 (1 January 2017-30 June 2018), what is the average number of hours worked by 15-year-olds in your area?
    4. Based on child work permits approved in 2017 and 2018 (1 January 2017-30 June 2018), what is the average number of hours worked by 16-year-olds in your area?
  4. How many children aged between 13 and 16 years old are currently approved to work in each of the following jobs:
    • Delivery of newspapers, journals or other printed materials
    • Agriculture or horticultural work
    • In shops, including shelf stacking
    • In hairdressing salons
    • In office work
    • Car washing by hand
    • In cafes or restaurants
    • In riding stables
    • In domestic work in hotels and other establishments offering accommodation

Our response

Response

Thank you for your Freedom of Information (FOI) request which has been logged with the reference number FOI 05487.

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for child work permits.

See Freedom of Information at Cumbria County Council to redirect your query using their website.

Response date
27 July 2018