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S5W-06719: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 1 February 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many staff the Commissioner for Fair Access has and, of these, how many are (a) full-time equivalent and (b) secondments from the Scottish Government or its agencies, broken down by salary range.

Answered by: John Swinney 21 February 2017

At the current time, the Commissioner for Fair Access has the following staff available to him to support his work:

1 x full time SG Statistician (salary range £46,424 to £55,275)

1 x full time Implementation Adviser/Researcher who is seconded from the university sector (salary range £46,424 to £55,275)

1 x 0.5 full time equivalent SG Policy Team Leader (salary range £46,424 to £55,275)

1 x 0.25 full time equivalent SG Policy Officer (salary range: £23,383 to £26,448)

This support complement will be further expanded if and as required and will be informed by the Commissioner’s assessment of his needs for staffing support.