Staff working on Independence Prospectus: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • If the number of civil servants currently working to develop the proposed Independence Prospectus has changed or remains one Senior Civil Servant and twenty-three other officials.
  • Also, the grade pay of each staff member.


At 29 August 2023, staff in the Constitutional Futures Division, the business area of the Scottish Government responsible for coordination of the Building a New Scotland prospectus series, consisted of:

  • 1 x SCS Deputy Director
  • 3 x C3
  • 6 x C2
  • 6 x C1
  • 1 x B3
  • 2 x B2
  • 3 x B1

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