Date lodged: 24 May 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many dedicated conservation staff there were at Forest Enterprise Scotland prior to the proposed organisational restructure; how many there will be following the changes, and whether it will provide regional staff structure charts for the (a) previous and (b) proposed structure.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 14 June 2018
There are 38 staff who are members of the dedicated Environment team in Forest Enterprise Scotland currently. Work is ongoing, including consultation with Forestry Commission Trade Unions, to determine the details of the staffing structures in the new administrative arrangements.