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Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) staff car park questions: FOI release

Published: 16 Aug 2019
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Public sector

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

Published:
16 Aug 2019
Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) staff car park questions: FOI release
FOI reference: FoI/19/01785
Date received: 24 Jul 2019
Date responded: 15 Aug 2019
Information requested

You asked for:

  1. The number of car parking spaces you have for your employees at all your properties, and the location of said properties.
  2. If your employees have completed a staff travel survey which includes questions on the method of transport used to get to their place of work, and if so, when.
  3. If yes to Q2, what percentage of staff said they used a car as their primary method of transport to work.
Response

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) does not have the information you requested in question 1.

SAAS employees are located at Saughton House which is a building owned by Scottish Government so you should contact them for the number of parking spaces available at Saughton House:

General Enquiries Scottish Government
S
t. Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh

EH1 3DG
ceu@gov.scot

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the SAAS does not have the information you have requested.

SAAS sent a survey to staff to test the Groupcall system in January 2019 asking staff “How do you travel to work?”. Out of 258 staff members, 185 replied to the survey. Of those who replied, 62% stated that they travel by car which equates to 45% of SAAS’ total workforce.

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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 Andrews House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG