The Request

Received on 26 December 2016

From:  [] 

Sent: 26 December 2016 14:04

To: IG_Disclosures

Subject: Pay Band information requested

FOI Team

Could you kindly furnish me with the pay band information for locally appointed staff (South Africa) Grade G, Pay Band 6.

Thank you


Our Response

Responded on 5 January 2017

From: IG_Disclosures 

Sent: 05 January 2017 11:22


Subject: RE: Pay Band information requested

Case Reference: FOI/2016/91

5 January 2017


Thank you for your request for information dated 26 December 2016 concerning pay band information for locally appointed grade G staff in British Council South Africa. Your request has been handled under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 and has been passed to me for reply.

I can confirm, under section 1 (1) (a) of the FOIA, that the British Council does hold the information you have requested.

We recently underwent a pay review exercise in British Council South Africa and the new salary for band G is R 24,088 gross per month. 

I hope the information provided has been useful. 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to: 

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures)

Information Governance and Risk Management 

British Council

Bridgewater House

58 Whitworth Street


M1 6BB 


If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner for a decision at: 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Phone: 0303 123 1113 


Yours sincerely

Information Governance Advisor (Disclosures) | Information Governance and Risk Management Team