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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/18/00857 Date received: 14 March 2018 Date responded: 20 April 2018
Can you advise the total number of applications received, how many applicants have been selected for interview and the number of the interviewees who are already employed within the Scottish Government (excluding those from COPFS). In addition, please advise how many applications were received from COPFS staff and the number of COPFS applicants selected for interview.
The answer to your question is as follows:
Total number of applications received: 196
Applicants selected for interview: 95
Number of the interviewees who are already employed within the Scottish Government (excluding those from COPFS): 1 (please note we had 21 applications from agency staff currently working within the Legal Directorate and 20 were invited to interview)
Number of applications were received from COPFS staff: 6
Number of COPFS applicants selected for interview: 4
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Central Enquiry Unit Email: email@example.com Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government St Andrew's House Regent Road Edinburgh EH1 3DG