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Cost of increasing Scotland’s public sector pay-bill by 1%: FOI release

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

Published:
15 Jan 2019
Cost of increasing Scotland’s public sector pay-bill by 1%: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/18/03697  
Date received: 8 December 2018
Date responded: 11 January 2019
 
Information requested
 

You asked for ‘the cost of increasing the whole of Scotland’s public sector pay-bill by 1%’. 

Response
 

The cost of a 1% increase is around £160m, based on 2018-19 data.

In line with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) classifications for the devolved public sector in Scotland, this figure covers the following workforce groups:

NHS

Teachers

Police and Fire Services

Further Education Colleges

Scottish Government, Other Public Bodies, Public Corporations (but excluding Registered Social Landlords)

Local Government

 
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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 
EH1 3DG