Click 'Accept all cookies' to agree to all cookies that collect anonymous data.
To only allow the cookies that make the site work, click 'Use essential cookies only.' Visit 'Set cookie preferences' to control specific cookies.
Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
The following information in respect of the Chief Inspector appointment:
Can you confirm when the post holders current contract expires in the next six months on 31 March 2024
When will the vacancy for the above position be publicly advertised
Can you confirm the job criteria for the above vacancy becoming available in April 2024
1. The Chief Inspector post holder (Robert Scott) was appointed for a period of three years, running from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2024, with the possibility of an extension. This appointment has now been extended for a further period of three years and will run until 31 March 2027 with no further extension beyond this date.
2. and 3. It follows therefore that there will be no vacancy advertised and no job criteria relevant to a vacancy.
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