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National public bodies: directory

Published: 1 Jul 2018
Last updated: 26 Jan 2021 - see all updates

Directory providing a summary of key information on Scotland's national devolved public bodies.

National public bodies: directory
Commissioners and ombudsmen

Commissioners and ombudsmen

Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life
Thistle House
91 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh EH12 5HE
Established: 2013
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 10
Chief Executive: Ian Bruce (Acting)
Email: info@ethicalstandards.org.uk
Web: http://www.ethicalstandards.org.uk
Tel: 0131 347 3890

Scottish Biometrics Commissioner
An office site not yet agreed. Options for an office space are currently being considered by the commissioner. 
Established: 2021
Total SG Funding 2021-2022: £323,000
Staff Q2 2021: 3 (to be recruited)
Chief Executive: Dr Brian Plastow - Commissioner
Email: 
Brian.Plastow@biometricscommissioner.scot

Scotland's Commissioner For Children and Young People
Rosebery House
9 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh EH12 5EZ
Established: 2004
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 14
Chief Executive: Bruce Adamson
Email: inbox@cypcs.org.uk
Web: http://www.cypcs.org.uk
Tel: 0131 346 5350

Scottish Human Rights Commission 
Bridgeside House
99 McDonald Road
Edinburgh EH7 4NS
Established: 2008
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 17
Chief Executive: Judith Robertson
Email: hello@scottishhumanrights.com
Web: http://www.scottishhumanrights.com
Tel: 0131 297 5750

Scottish Information Commissioner
Kinburn Castle
Doubledykes Road
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 9DS
Established: 2005
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 25
Chief Executive: Daren Fitzhenry
E-mail: enquiries@itspublicknowledge.info
Web: http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/home/ScottishInformationCommissioner.asp
Tel: 01334 464610

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
4 Melville Street
Edinburgh EH3 7NS
Eatablished: 2002
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 80
Chief Executive: Rosemary Agnew
Email: ask@spso.org.uk
Web: http://www.spso.org.uk Tel: 0800 377 7330

Standards Commission for Scotland
Room T2.21
Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh EH99 1SP
Established: 2000
Total SG funding 2021-22: £0
Staff Q1 2021: 3
Chief Executive: Lorna Johnston
Email: enquiries@standardscommission.org.uk
Web: http://www.standardscommissionscotland.org.uk
Tel: 0131 348 6666


First published: 1 Jul 2018 Last updated: 26 Jan 2021 -