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Staff working in support roles at Bute House: FOI release

Published: 22 Nov 2017

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02391
Date received: 16 October 2017
Date responded: 13 November 2017

Information requested

Details of the number of staff working at Bute House in support roles, including:

  • Cleaning staff
  • Catering staff
  • Cooking staff/chefs
  • Administration or secretarial roles
  • Gardeners or landscape staff
  • Facilities management or buildings-related staff

Please mark the information as both the number of individuals working, and the number of Full-Time Equivalent staff.

If the service is not provided by an employed member of staff but is provided by a contractor – for example, all catering is provided by an outside supplier - please state this.

Response

Details of staff working at Bute House in support roles:

  • Four people are based in Bute House, comprising 2.8 full- time equivalent staff.
  • Front of house service is provided by Historic Environment Scotland.
  • Administration and day to day management requirements are provided by the Scottish Government.
  • Cleaning services are provided by a contractor.
  • Facilities management and catering for Scottish Government events are provided on an ad-hoc basis by contractors.
  • There is no requirement for gardeners or landscaping.

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Contact

Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Published:
22 Nov 2017
Staff working in support roles at Bute House: FOI release