Energy Consent Unit staffing levels: FOI release

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

Information requested

Can you please provide me with details of the staffing levels at the Energy Consent unit?

How many people work in this department and what are the staff grades of those who do?

Can this be split into the Glasgow and Edinburgh offices as there appears to be two offices?


Please find below the information you requested.

The Energy Consents Unit currently consists of 35 roles, at the time of writing, 27 are filled. A breakdown of the grades applicable in these roles is set out in the table below:

Staffing Grade Number of Roles
C2 1
C1 6
B3 14
B2 8
B1 5
A4 1

The Energy Consents Unit is based in the Atlantic Quay office in Glasgow. Please note that staffing levels can vary over time.

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