Budget allocation for overtime hours at Social Security Scotland: FOI release

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

Information requested

Since the inception of Social Security Scotland, broken down by financial year: spending allocated to staff for overtime hours worked.  You confirmed that the information you were seeking was the budget allocation.


Social Security Scotland was established in September 2018 and therefore there was no budget allocated for the period September 2018 to March 2019.

The budget allocated for overtime for the financial year 2019-20 (April 2019 – March 2020), was £129,500. 

The budget allocated for overtime for the financial year 2020-21 (April 2020 – March 2021), is £650,090.

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

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