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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-00672: Miles Briggs (Lothian)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 10 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many cleaners have been employed in the NHS in each year since 1999, broken down by NHS board.

Answered by: Shona Robison 24 June 2016

While information on how many cleaning staff have been directly employed in each NHS board in each year since 1999 is not centrally held, information on the pre-agenda for change ancillary staff group from 30 September 1999 to 30 September 2006 is published by Information Services Division Scotland (ISD) and can be found in the following link:

http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Historic-Data/WFG01_HB_REG.xls

Information on the number of whole time equivalent staff working in hotel services from 30 September 2007 to 31 March 2016 is published by ISD Scotland and can be found in the following link:

https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Workforce/Publications/2016-06-07/Non-Medical_Trend_M2016.xls