Staff members of Scottish Government diagnosed with Dyslexia: FOI release

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

Information requested

How many of the Scottish Government’s Special Advisors and highest level staff have been diagnosed with dyslexia, or other neuro-diverse diagnoses?


Our records show that no special advisers or members of the Senior Civil Service in the Scottish Government have declared that they have dyslexia or a neuro-diverse diagnosis. This information has been taken from our e-HR self-referral system where staff have the opportunity to declare such information. However, there is no obligation for any staff member to disclose this information to us.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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