15 July 2011
Our Ref: FOI Review 2011/12 – F0154418 [FOI Request 2011/164 – F0149376]
Dear Mr McNeel,
Re: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information
Thank you for your email which was received by the University on 12 July 2011 timed 07:36
hours requesting a Review of our actions, as detailed below. I am writing to request an internal review of University of Glasgow's handling of my FOI
request 'Finance Office staffing'.
Please provide further information with regard to:
1. Where and when Ms Hulley’s post was advertised? Please also clarify what does
“internally advertised” mean?
2. The justification for the retaining of the external consultant. Your excuse of “lack of
expertise” is meaningless. Surely you must have a proper business case for spending
hundreds of thousands of the University’s money over the past seven years.
3. Please provide the daily rate of the consultant. The University is buying a service and
the public has every right to know the cost of it.
A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at
The University acknowledges receipt of your Request for a Review and confirms that a
response to your request for Review will be sent to you promptly; and in any event not later
than 09 August 2011, as required under the terms of FOISA. The University will contact you if
the University requires any further information.
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