The information relating to inappropriate use of the internet while at work is contained in the following table.
Number of dismissals Other disciplinary sanction 2006 (to date) 1 0 2005 2 2 2004 0 3 2003 0 3 2002 0 3
Number of dismissals
Other disciplinary sanction
2006 (to date)
There have been no cases during the past five years of disciplinary sanctions imposed, including dismissal, relating to the access via work telephone of premium rate telephone numbers.
The Department of Trade and Industry does not hold information on EU foreign nationals and non-EU foreign nationals centrally.
The Department’s recruitment procedures require all candidates for employment to comply with the civil service nationality rules.
Furthermore, all staff who require security clearance for their posts in the Department are subject to the Department’s procedures for security vetting and comply with the policy set out to Parliament by the then Prime Minister on 15 December 1994, which came into force on 1 January 1995.