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Publication - Transparency Data

Frontline communications staff (press officers)

Published: 29 Nov 2016

Cost of frontline communications staff (press officers) from 2006 to 2016. We publish this data annually.

Year Total cost
2006-2007 £1,834,164
2007-2008 £1,930,402
2008-2009 £1,923,660
2009-2010 £2,176,720
2010-2011 £1,947,282
2011-2012 £1,999,218
2012-2013 £1,801,684
2013-2014 £2,256,022
2014-2015 £2,376,957
2015-2016 £2,549,045
  • all frontline communications staff included within these figures work flexibly across all portfolios depending on demand
  • all figures are rounded to the nearest pound
  • costs from 2006-2007 to 2008-2009 include employer's pension contributions and employer's National Insurance contributions, as well as professional supplements, shift allowances and overtime for directly employed frontline communications staff
  • costs from 2009-2010 onwards include employer's pension contributions and employer's National Insurance contributions, as well as professional supplements, shift allowances and overtime for all frontline communications staff; including temporary and secondee colleagues

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

Published:
29 Nov 2016
Frontline communications staff (press officers)