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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
To find out how many civil servants have been working on the future Agriculture Bill, on a yearly basis since 2020.
The answer to your question is as follows:
The Agriculture Bill team was established in early 2022 and it comprises of 3 full time equivalent staff members.
Policy input from 13 distinct areas supports this delivery along with legal support from Scottish Government Legal Directorate and ad hoc contributions are provided by communications and administrative support as required.
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