Public sector pay cap since 2015: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02108
Date received: 19 September 2017
Date responded: 17 October 2017

Information requested

All forms of communication between the Scottish Government and UK Government regarding the public sector pay cap from 2015 to current date.


Some of the information you have requested is otherwise accessible and available on the Scottish Government website: a letter from the SG Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution to the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer of 4 July 2017 is available here:

I attach the rest of the information you have requested. The information is as follows:

22/6/17 – SG Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution to UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury [information within the scope of your request is attached as an Annex to this letter]

22/8/17 – SG Cabinet Secretary for Health to UK Secretary of State for Health [PDF copy attached]

15/9/17 – Secretary of the Cabinet and Head of the Civil Service, UK Cabinet Office to Permanent Secretary NIO [PDF copy attached]

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