Pakistani Representation

karamat iqbal made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Birmingham City University

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Dear Birmingham City University

Please could you provide the following information:

1. Number and percentage of your students who are of British Pakistani heritage.
2. Number and percentage of your teachers who are of Pakistani heritage.
3. Number and percentage of your support staff who are of Pakistani heritage.
4. Number and percentage of your senior leadership team who are of Pakistani heritage.
5. Number and percentage of your governing body who are of Pakistani heritage.
6. Is there under-representation of Pakistani heritage amongst your employees?
7. Is there under-representation of Pakistani heritage amongst your governors?
8. If the answer to 6 and 7 above is in the affirmative, is there a strategy in place to address the gap(s)? Please provide the strategy.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Karamat Iqbal

Dear Birmingham City University,

A polite reminder

Yours faithfully,

karamat iqbal

Dear Birmingham City University,

Please note your response to my FOI request re Pakistani Representation is long overdue. You are required to provide this information by law

Yours faithfully,

Dr Karamat Iqbal

Freedom of Information Act, Birmingham City University

Dear Dr Iqbal

 

RE: INFORMATION REQUEST DATED 28 JANUARY 2018

REF: FOI711

 

Thank you for your request for information about the financial performance
our residences. Your request was received on 28 January 2018 and we are
dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to you which has
been due to staff capacity issues. If we are unable to respond to the
request or if the University does not hold the information or if there is
a reason for it to be withheld we will write to you with the reasons why.

 

If you have any queries or concerns about the process, please do not
hesitate to contact us. Otherwise we will write to you as soon as a full
response is available

 

 

Information Management Team

Birmingham City University

15 Bartholomew Row

Birmingham

B5 5JU

 

T: 0121 300 5288

E: [1][Birmingham City University request email]

 

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Freedom of Information Act, Birmingham City University

Dear Dr Iqbal

 

RE: INFORMATION REQUEST DATED 28 JANUARY 2018

REF: FOI711

 

Please accept my apologies for the email sent to you earlier with
incorrect information. I confirm we are in receipt of your request for
information about Pakistani representation. Your request was received on
28 January 2018 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom
of Information Act 2000.

 

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to you which has
been due to staff capacity issues. If we are unable to respond to the
request or if the University does not hold the information or if there is
a reason for it to be withheld we will write to you with the reasons why.

 

If you have any queries or concerns about the process, please do not
hesitate to contact us. Otherwise we will write to you as soon as a full
response is available

 

 

Information Management Team

Birmingham City University

15 Bartholomew Row

Birmingham

B5 5JU

 

T: 0121 300 5288

E: [1][Birmingham City University request email]

 

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Freedom of Information Act, Birmingham City University

Dear Dr Iqbal

 

 

RE: INFORMATION REQUEST DATED 28 JANUARY 2018

REF: FOI711

 

Further to your request for information please see our response below.

 

REQUEST 1:

 

1. Number and percentage of your students who are of British Pakistani
heritage.

2. Number and percentage of your teachers who are of Pakistani heritage.

3. Number and percentage of your support staff who are of Pakistani
heritage.

 

RESPONSE 1, 2 and 3

 

Information regarding student and staff numbers is collated and submitted
to the Higher Education Statistical Agency (‘HESA’). Information regarding
student enrolment numbers can be accessed publically on the HESA  website,
see the following website link:
[1]https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis...
addition to information available publically on the HESA website, HESA can
provide custom extracts and reports regarding data on student numbers and
course titles. A custom request is likely to be chargeable. HESA will be
able to advise you on what information is publically available and what
information would carry a fee.

 

Under section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act we do not have to
provide information which is otherwise reasonably accessible, this is the
case even if it is only accessible on payment of a fee. The information
you have requested is reasonably accessible from HESA and or will be
available for future publication once returns for the 2016/17 academic
year have been verified. Therefore your request should be directed to
them. They will advise you on what can be accessed free of charge and or
what reports or information would be chargeable. Please see the following
links for more information and HSEA contact details:

 

[2]https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis

[3]https://www.hesa.ac.uk/services/custom/d...

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Requests for an internal review
should be made to the Information Governance Manager at
[4][Birmingham City University request email] or by writing to: Information Governance
Manager, Birmingham City University, 15 Bartholomew Row, Birmingham, B5
5JU.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Please see [5]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/getting/ for details
of their procedure. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

 

REQUEST 4, 5, 6 and 7

 

4. Number and percentage of your senior leadership team who are of
Pakistani heritage.

5. Number and percentage of your governing body who are of Pakistani
heritage.

6. Is there under-representation of Pakistani heritage amongst your
employees?

7. Is there under-representation of Pakistani heritage amongst your
governors?

8. If the answer to 6 and 7 above is in the affirmative, is there a
strategy in place to address the gap(s)? Please provide the strategy.

 

RESPONSE:

 

In addition BCU reports on Equality and Diversity matters within its
annual reports published at: 
[6]http://www.bcu.ac.uk/about-us/corporate-...
(for example, see page 7 of the 2016/17 annual report).

 

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review.  Requests for an internal review
should be made to the Information Governance Manager at
[7][Birmingham City University request email] or by writing to: Information
Governance Manager, Birmingham City University, 15 Bartholomew Row,
Birmingham, B5 5JU.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Please see [8]https://ico.org.uk/concerns/getting/ for details
of their procedure. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

 

Information Management Team

Birmingham City University

15 Bartholomew Row

Birmingham

B5 5JU

 

T: 0121 300 5288

E: [9][Birmingham City University request email]

 

 

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1. https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis...
2. https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis
3. https://www.hesa.ac.uk/services/custom/d...
4. mailto:[Birmingham City University request email]
5. https://ico.org.uk/concerns/getting/
6. http://www.bcu.ac.uk/about-us/corporate-...
7. mailto:[Birmingham City University request email]
8. https://ico.org.uk/concerns/getting/
9. mailto:[Birmingham City University request email]