Publication - FOI/EIR release

Information on the Agile Coach role, Social Security: FOI release

Published: 18 May 2018

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

Published:
18 May 2018
Information on the Agile Coach role, Social Security: FOI release

FOI reference: FOI/18/01146
Date received: 14 April 2018
Date responded: 15 May 2018

Information requested

Information relating to the Agile Coach role within the Social Security Directorate. The grade of the post and salary range. Clarification was sought to confirm if the post is full time or part time and the date the Agile Coach took up post. Further clarification was sought to provide details of any relationship the Agile Coach may have had to any member of staff within Social Security or the Scottish Government.

Response

Some of the information requested is available in relation to Scottish Government grades and pay scales: https://beta.gov.scot/publications/foi-17-02980/. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you.

The Agile Coach is a C2 position.

While our aim is to provide information wherever possible, I am unable to provide some of the information requested. An exemption under section 38(1)(b) of FOISA (personal information) applies to some of the information requested because it is personal data of a third party and disclosing it would contravene the data protection principles in Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act 1998. This exemption is not subject to the 'public interest test', so we are not required to consider if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses

Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh