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Numbers of staff in Social Security Scotland, salaries and secondments: FOI release

Published: 22 Mar 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
22 Mar 2019
Numbers of staff in Social Security Scotland, salaries and secondments: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00617
Date received: 27 Feb 2019
Date responded: 21 Mar 2019
Information requested

 

How many Scottish Government staff are employed working on social security issues?

What is the combined cost of these staff members' salaries. 

How many Scottish Government staff are employed in the Scottish Government's Social Security Directorate?

How many of these staff have been seconded to Social Security Scotland? 

 

Response

 

All of the information you requested is set out below;

The number of directly employed Scottish Government Staff working on social security issues and salary costs are set out in the table below.

 

Headcount

FTE Salary

Social Security Scotland

317

£ 8,807,244

Social Security Directorate

304

£11,637,252

Total

621

£20,444,496

 

Social Security Scotland staff are Scottish Government employees. There are no Social Security Directorate or other Scottish Government employees seconded to Social Security Scotland.

For any further queries you may have regarding Scottish Government workforce statistics, please see our quarterly publication available at www.gov.scot/publications/workforce-information/

 

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