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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-03616: Claudia Beamish (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 11 October 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been employed by Scottish Natural Heritage to undertake deer management in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 27 October 2016

In addition, other members of staff will undertake aspects of deer management work as part of their wider roles within SNH.

Year

Posts (FTE)

2012-13

10

2013-14

7

2014-15

6

2015-16

10

2016-17

12

Details of the number of Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) staff for whom deer management is the majority of their work is set out in the following table. There are other SNH staff who undertake work on or related to deer management.