Peter Housden's staff updates

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

Updates Jul 2014 to Sep 2014

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Perm Sec Updates Jul 2014 to Sep 2014 [PDF, 316.1 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Updates Apr 2014 to Jun 2014

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Perm Sec Updates Apr 2014 to Jun 2014 [PDF, 777.3 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Updates Jan 2014 to Mar 2014

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Perm Sec Updates Jan 2014 to Mar 2014 [PDF, 642.2 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Updates Oct 2013 to Dec 2013

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Perm Sec Updates Oct 2013 to Dec 2013 [PDF, 834.6 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Updates Jul 2013 to Sept 2013

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Perm Sec Updates Jul 2013 to Sept 2013 [PDF, 235.3 kb: 20 Jan 2014]
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Updates Apr 2013 to Jun 2013

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Perm Sec Updates Apr 2013 to Jun 2013Perm Sec Updates Apr 2013 to Jun 2013 [PDF, 570.0 kb: 09 Feb 2015]
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Updates Dec 2012 to Mar 2013

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Perm Sec updates Dec 2012 to March 2013Perm Sec updates Dec 2012 to March 2013 [PDF, 788.5 kb: 09 May 2013]
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Updates August to December 2012

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Permanent Secretary updatesPermanent Secretary updates [PDF, 928.0 kb: 09 Jan 2013]
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Updates October 2011 - July 2012

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Title:Peter Housden's staff updates
Description:Staff updates from the Peter Housden.
File:Permanent Secretary Weekly Updates [PDF, 3605.2 kb: 27 Aug 2012]
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Updates June 2010 - October 2011

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Permanent Secretary weekly updatesPermanent Secretary weekly updates [PDF, 457.5 kb: 09 Nov 2011]
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