The former Permanent Secretary, Sir Peter Housden, wrote a regular update for the Scottish Government intranet, Saltire, to put Government policy in context, recognise achievements and help staff understand their collective role as civil servants, as well as providing insight into his work.
The archive of these updates during his time as Permanent Secretary are listed below.
Redactions have been kept to a minimum. In line with Freedom of Information data protection principles, the following has been redacted:
The names of junior staff
The names of senior staff or individuals outwith the Scottish Government, where referred to in relation to their private lives or how they are performing in their job, who have not given the required consent