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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-16124: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 23 April 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many teachers in (a) the Scottish Borders, (b) Midlothian and (c) East Lothian have taken early retirement in each year since 2010.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 8 May 2018

Early retirements

          

Calendar Years

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Total

East Lothian Council

6

12

8

10

7

5

11

14

3

76

Midlothian Council

9

19

10

10

20

 

11

7

1

87

Scottish Borders Council

37

26

11

13

14

26

12

14

7

160

Grand Total

52

57

29

33

41

31

34

35

11

323

These figures represent retirements taken before the member's normal pension age and excludes early retirement on the grounds of ill-health.