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S5W-09091: Claudia Beamish (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 2 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-08876 by Derek Mackay on 28 April 2017, how many of (a) its and (b) its agencies' staff have advised that they have caring responsibilities in each year since 2011.

Answered by: Derek Mackay 11 May 2017

Year

SG Core

Agencies/NDPBS/Other Bodies

2014

18

9

2015

54

25

2016

238

69

2017

263

83

Table 1. Number of directly employed staff who reported having caring responsibilities in each of the years, since the flag was introduced in April 2014

Scottish Government introduced a system to allow staff to record their caring status in 2014. Table 1 shows the numbers each year from then.