Scottish Government staff bands C1 to SCS sickness absence statistics: FOI release

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

Information requested

Details of sickness absence within the Scottish Government for staff within Bands C1, C2, C3 and SCS for each year from 2012-2020.

Specifically, I see there is information on sickness absence of directly employed staff here:

I would like this information broken down by specific pay bands from C1-SCS (inclusive).


Please find attached, in Excel format, a table detailing the information you requested with some explanatory notes.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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