Date lodged: 24 February 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how many staff it has seconded from the Department for Work and Pensions to assist with implementing the social security provisions of the Scotland Act 2016.
Answered by: Jeane Freeman 8 March 2017
The Scottish Government have explored opportunities for the engagement of staff from the Department of Work and Pensions to assist with implementing the Social Security Provision of the Scotland Act 2016. I can confirm that no DWP staff have been engaged on a secondee basis to date.