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Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) and Scottish Public Pensions Agency (SPPA) expenses claims: FOI release

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


Information requested

1. Do you allow home workers within the SASA and SPPA to claim any expenses for working from home? If yes:

2. How many expense claims has your department received since March 2020?
a. What is the total value of these expenses?
b. What has been the most expensive claim made?

Response

We do not pay a monthly allowance to staff working from home but will meet certain costs such as purchase of equipment and other items required whilst working from home. Please see below the expenses claimed and reimbursed through the iExpenses system.

I have included SASA in my response but please note that SASA is not a separate authority but a division of a Scottish Government Directorate.

SASA
19 Claims received for expenses connected with home working.
£322.01 is the total value of the claims received in connection with home working.
£56.84 is the most expensive claim made in connection with home working.

SPPA
14 Claims received for expenses connected with home working.
£1,168.03 is the total value of the claims received in connection with home working.
£200.98 is the most expensive claim made in connection with home working.

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