Transport Scotland special advisers: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/17/02288
Date received: 13 September 2017
Date responded: 10 October 2017

Information requested

Information on the following:

  • The number of special advisers employed at Transport Scotland

  • The individual salary of each special adviser


The answer to your question is as follows:

Transport Scotland do not directly employ any special advisers. At 31st March 2017 Transport Scotland had 67 consultants and contingent workers working on their behalf through contracted partner organisations and agencies. Transport Scotland do not hold annual salary details for these individuals.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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