Disclosure Scotland statistics of agency staff: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. Who does [redacted] work for?

2. For the seasonal period of 2019 how many applications did you have versus 2020?

3. How many applications have been met by your business in the last 12 months within the 14 days you are supposed to complete them in?


1. Disclosure Scotland employ temporary agency staff via Pertemps Recruitment Agency.

2. From September to November 2019, Disclosure Scotland received approximately 164,300 applications and completed approximately 154,300 applications (rounded to the nearest hundred).

For the same period in 2020, Disclosure Scotland received approximately 157,600 applications and completed approximately 129,900 applications (rounded to the nearest hundred).

3. From January to December 2020, 82.8% of applications were completed within 14 days.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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