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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-08210
Asked by: Mercedes Villalba, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 26 April 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what direct consultation was undertaken with the staff affected in relation to the decision to put in place a recruitment freeze in its health and social care directorate.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 12 May 2022


Answer

The Scottish Government regularly consult with trade unions on matters impacting the workforce, in line with our partnership agreement, and have notified them of enhanced recruitment controls being put in place. We remain committed to making the best and most efficient use of our resources.