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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
Information which was released by the Scottish Government in response to the request which was the subject of Decision Notice 101/2022 by the Scottish Information Commissioner.
Some of the information you have requested is available from the Scottish Government website at this address Information regarding Scottish Government employees: FOI release - gov.scot (www.gov.scot). Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.
The additional information which is referred to within the Information Commissioner's judgement and which was released separately is as follows:
No Scottish Government staff were dismissed for drug-related incidents.
No Scottish Government staff were dismissed for harassment-related incidents.
Two Scottish Government staff were dismissed for bullying-related incidents.
One Scottish Government member of staff was dismissed for an alcohol-related incident.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House