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Civil servant redeployment to support COVID-19 response: FOI release

Published: 17 Dec 2020

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

Published:
17 Dec 2020
Civil servant redeployment to support COVID-19 response: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000105326
Date received: 29 Oct 2020
Date responded: 24 Nov 2020
Information requested

The number of civil servants redeployed from the Constitution and Cabinet Directorate during the COVID-19 pandemic to work in other government departments. Broken down by month from April 2020 to present.

Response

From April onwards, a total number of 27 officials from Constitution and Cabinet Directorate were redeployed, at different times and for varying lengths of time, to support the government’s response to Covid-19 in other directorates. A detailed breakdown by month is displayed below.

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

25

25

23

20

18

17

15

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