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National public bodies: directory

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

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

National public bodies: directory
Executive agencies

Executive agencies

Accountant in Bankruptcy
1 Pennyburn Road
Kilwinning KA13 6SA
Established: 1985
Total SG funding 2021-22: £2.500,000
Staff Q2 2021: 113
Chief Executive: Richard Dennis
Salary 2016-17: £105,000 - £110,000
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 2021-22: £2,500,000
Staff Q2 2021: 332
Chief Executive: Gerry Hart
Salary 2016-17: £75,000 - £80,000
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 2021-22: £ 32,784,000
Staff Q2 2021: 312
Chief Executive: Gayle Gorman
Salary 2016-17: £130,00 - £135,000
Email: enquiries@educationscotland.gov.uk
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 2021-22: £37,450,000
Staff Q4 2020: 999
Chief Executive: Simon Hodgson
Salary: TBC
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 2021-22: £ 83,730,000
Staff Q4 2020: 192
Chief Executive: Dave Signorini
Tel: 0131 370 5250

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House
5 Redheughs Rigg
Edinburgh EH12 9HW
Established: 1993
Total SG funding 2021-22: £409,367,000
Staff Q2 2021: 4,525
Chief Executive: Teresa Medhurst
Salary 2013-14: £115,000 - £120,000
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 2021-22: £26,172,000
Staff Q2 2021: 277
Chief Executive: Penelope Cooper
Salary 2016-17: £75,000 - £80,000
Email: See web
Web: http://www.sppa.gov.uk
Tel: 01896 893 000 

Social Security Scotland
Dundee House
50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee
DD1 1QE
Established: 2018
Total SG funding 2021-22: £271,384,000
Staff Q2 2021: 1,244
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 for Scotland
Saughton House
Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh EH11 3UT
Established: 1994
Total SG funding 2021-22: £14,452,000
Staff Q2 2021: 250
Chief Executive: David Robb
Salary 2016-17: £12,000 - £130,000
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 2021-22: £3,338,993,000 (of which £19,215,000 is Agency Administration)
Staff Q2 2021: 496
Chief Executive: Roy Brannen
Salary 2016-2017: £95,000 - £100,000
Email: info@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Web: http://www.transport.gov.scot Tel: 0141 272 7100


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