National public bodies: directory

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


Executive agencies

Accountant in Bankruptcy
1 Pennyburn Road
Kilwinning KA13 6SA
Established: 1985
Total SG funding 2023-24: £1,117,000
Staff Q4 2023: 122
Chief Executive: Richard Dennis
Email: See web
Web: http://www.aib.gov.uk
Tel: 0300 200 2600

Disclosure Scotland
PO Box 250
Glasgow G51 1YU
Established: 2009
Total SG funding 2023-24: £13,444,000
Staff Q4 2023: 378
Chief Executive: Gerry Hart
Email: info@disclosurescotland.co.uk Web: http://www.mygov.scot/organisations/disclosure-scotland
Tel: 03000 2000 40

Education Scotland
Denholm House
Almondvale Business Park
Almondvale Way
Livingston EH54 6GA
Established: 2011
Total SG funding 2023-24: £27,384,000
Staff Q4 2023: 362
Chief Executive: Gilian Hamilton (Interim) 
Email: enquiries@educationscotland.gov.scot
Web: https://education.gov.scot/
Tel: 0131 244 4330

Forestry and Land Scotland
Head Office
1 Highlander Way
Inverness Business Park
Inverness
IV2 7GB
Established: 2019
Total SG funding 2023-24: £23,769,000
Staff Q4 2023: 1,152
Chief Executive: Simon Hodgson
Email: enquiries@forestryandland.gov.scot
Web: https://forestryandland.gov.scot/
Tel: 0300 067 6000

Scottish Forestry
Silvan House
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh EH12 7AT
Established: 2019
Total SG funding 2023-24: £101,927,000
Staff Q4 2023: 231
Chief Executive: Paul Lowe 
Tel: 0131 370 5250

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House
5 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh EH12 9HW
Established: 1993
Total SG funding 2023-24: £495,600,000
Staff Q4 2023: 4,642
Chief Executive: Teresa Medhurst
Email: gaolinfo@sps.pnn.gov.uk
Web: http://www.sps.gov.uk
Tel: 0131 330 3500

Scottish Public Pensions Agency
7 Tweedside Park
Tweedbank
Galashiels TD1 3TE
Established: 1993
Total SG funding 2023-24: £27,450,000
Staff Q4 2023: 372
Chief Executive: Stephen Pathirana
Email: See web
Web: https://pensions.gov.scot/
Tel: 01896 893 000 

Social Security Scotland
Dundee House
50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee
DD1 1QE
Established: 2018
Total SG funding 20223-24: £297,000,000
Staff Q4 2023: 3,997
Chief Executive: David Wallace
Salary 2017-18: £65,000 - £117,800
Email: See web
Web: https://www.socialsecurity.gov.scot/
Tel: 0800 182 2222 

Student Awards Agency Scotland
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh EH11 3UT
Established: 1994
Total SG funding 2023-24: £16,152,000
Staff Q4 2023: 260
Chief Executive: Catherine Topley
Email: See web
Web: http://www.saas.gov.uk
Tel: 0300 555 0505

Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
Glasgow G4 0HF
Established: 2006
Total SG funding 2023-24: N/A
Staff Q4 2023: 525
Chief Executive: Alison Irvine
Email: info@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Web: http://www.transport.gov.scot Tel: 0141 272 7100

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