- 15 Jan 2019
Date received: 8 December 2018
Date responded: 11 January 2019
You asked for ‘the cost of increasing the whole of Scotland’s public sector pay-bill by 1%’.
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:
Police and Fire Services
Further Education Colleges
Scottish Government, Other Public Bodies, Public Corporations (but excluding Registered Social Landlords)
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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House