Union collective agreements: FOI release

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

Information requested

1. The names of the unions which are signatories to your main collective agreement covering pay and conditions?

2. The number of employees covered by the agreement?

3. For your 2022/23 pay agreement, were the key features of the Scottish Public Sector pay policy applied as listed below. The key features of the 2022-23 Public Sector Pay Policy are:

4. Were there any variations made to the key features of the policy?

5. What percentage consolidated pay increase was applied to the lowest rate of pay (excluding apprentice rates or rates for staff aged under 18)?

6. What consolidated pay increase did the majority of staff receive (ie. if a majority of staff received the same increase, what was that increase)?

7. Were any changes made to pay rates to address clearly evidenced equality or pay coherence issues in your existing pay and grading structure? If yes, what were the changes?

8. Please supply a list of your pay grades and current pay rates and confirm the settlement date from which they became payable.

9. Do you pay market supplements in addition to the current rates? If yes, please give details including a description of current arrangements if possible.


I have noted my answers to each of your specific questions in Annex A. This response covers staff in the Scottish Government Main (SGM) and Scottish Government Marine (SGMarine) pay bargaining units. The make up of SGM and SGMarine is detailed at Annex C.

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FOI 202200319966 - Information released


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