Freedom of information request response - 06362

FOI request

FOI ID number
Anonymous CVs
  1. Does your council use the principle of anonymous CVs in hiring candidates to work at the council? This is where the hiring manager does not receive the name of the candidate, merely the application to review - to remove biases. Some more information is available on the guardian website.

  2. If your council does use anonymous CVs do you do any work to promote employers in your area to also take up the practice?

  3. In the area you serve what percentage of the population BME?

  4. Among your directly employed staff what percentage of your workforce is BME?

Our response


1. We do not accept CV’s but shortlisting managers always receive anonymous application forms.

2. No.

3. Please find relevant statistics on our website.

4. Currently 0%.


Response date
30 August 2019