Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland annual report 2015-2016

The Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland's annual report for 2015 to 2016.

Annex A


The Inspectorate's budget for 2015-16 was £320,000.

The expenditure was as follows:

Staff costs* 258,245.03
Subsistence and motor mileage 200.44
Printing and binding 5,882.28
Travel and accommodation 3,991.66
Hospitality 61.50
Conference fees 153.10
Other running costs 12,086.64
Total £280,620.65

*No member of staff earned in excess of £150,000.

Staff and Accommodation

The staff of the Inspectorate during the period of the report consisted of the Chief Inspector, a Principal Inspector, a Legal Inspector, a Business Inspector, a Personal Assistant and one Associate Inspector on a fixed-term contract.

Freedom of Information ( FOI)

We publish FOI information and all our reports on our website.

During the period to the end of October 2016, nine Freedom of Information requests were received - all were responded to within the required timescale.

Complaints Process

Our Complaints Handling Procedure is published on our website and seeks to resolve any dissatisfaction as quickly as possible and where necessary to conduct thorough, impartial and fair investigations of complaints. Our Complaints Handling Procedure does not extend to individual complaints about operational decisions relating to specific cases. These should be addressed to Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.


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