Child Employment Permits

Request:

“We wish to formally request the below information from your Local Authority under the Freedom of Information Act:-

  1. If data available, how many child employment permits were issued in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?
  2. If applicable to your council, how many 13-15 year olds were licensed to work part-time in the area in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017?”

Response:

Year

 

Number of Child Employment Permits Issued

 

Number of 13-15 Year Olds licensed to Work Part-Time
2010 666 666
2011 586 586
2012 432 432
2013 540 540
2014 556 556
2015 449 449
2016 437 437
2017 604 604

Please note that a child employment permit would only be issued if a child aged between 13-15 were licensed to work part-time.  Therefore, the numbers for question 1 and question 2 of this request are the same.