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Civil servant redeployment during the COVID-19 pandemic: FOI release

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

Published:
19 Jan 2021
Civil servant redeployment during the COVID-19 pandemic: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000126288
Date received: 16 Dec 2020
Date responded: 15 Jan 2021
Information requested

You asked:

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

Response

From April onwards, a total number of 4 officials joined Constitution and Cabinet Directorate from other directorates to work on Covid policy and legislation and parliamentary reporting on Covid, at different times and for varying lengths of time, to support the government’s response to Covid-19. A detailed breakdown by month is displayed below.

 

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

3

4

4

4

4

2

2

0

 

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