"May I have updated information pertaining to the number of FTE (Full time equivalent) frontline media roles currently active in the Scottish Government? The previous statement from July was that there were 54.9 FTE jobs."
The number of FTE frontline communications staff/press officers is set out in the table below.
* FTE figure is from September 30 2021
Numbers of FTE staff vary throughout the financial year and the figures represent staff numbers on just one day of each year, September 30th. This means that these figures are a 'snapshot': they do not represent either a total number or average number of staff employed in the year.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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