This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Cost of SLP from original Business Plan'.


 
Finn Kelvin 
 
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx 
17 November 2011  
Our Ref: FOI 2011/279 – F0181587 
 
 
Dear Mr Kelvin, 
 
Re: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information 
 
Thank you for your email which was received by the University on 20 October 2011 timed 
23:58 hours, requesting the following information: 
 
 
How was the original budget for the Student Lifecycle Programme meant to have been 
spent? It is confusing to work this out. I understand that an additional £900,000 was 
requested at some point in the past couple of years for the project, but yet the 
University states that it is under budget. 
      
My Request: 
      
a) Please supply me with the original Costs from the Business Plan submitted to the 
Senior Management Group for approval to start up the SLP. This must have provided 
information about how and importantly when this money was to be spent. 
      
b) Please supply me with the date when the Business Plan was mailed to the Senior 
Management Group. 
      
c) Please supply the approval date of the Business Plan. 
      
d) Please also provide who drew up the Costs within the Business Plan. 
 
 
University’s Response 
 
a) Please supply me with the original Costs from the Business Plan submitted to the 
Senior Management Group for approval to start up the SLP. This must have provided 
information about how and importantly when this money was to be spent. 
 
Information regarding the original costs from the Business Plan submitted to the Senior 
Management is currently accessible from the following location: 
 
DATA PROTECTION AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION OFFICE 
Main Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ 
Data Protection: Telephone: 0141-330-3111 E-Mail: xx@xxx.xx.xx 
Freedom of Information: Telephone:
 0141-330-2523 E-Mail: foi@gla.ac.uk 
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401 
 

 
 
 
 
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/61508/response/157150/attach/3/Appendix%20A%2
0F0130074.pdf 
 
Though the University of Glasgow does hold the information that you have requested, the 
information is exempt under section 25 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, as 
it is otherwise accessible.  
      
b) Please supply me with the date when the Business Plan was mailed to the Senior 
Management Group. 
 
The Student Lifecycle Project paper [detailed in point a) above], was made available online on 
13 March 2009 as part of the agenda for the Senior Management Group meeting on 17 March 
2009. 
      
c) Please supply the approval date of the Business Plan. 
 
The Senior Management Group approved the paper at the meeting on 17 March 2009. 
      
d) Please also provide who drew up the Costs within the Business Plan. 
 
The project costs were drawn up by the Project Directors with input from proposed 
implementation partners in relation to their anticipated costs at that time. 
 
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Office 
 
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