Colleges Scotland’s June 2016 spending review submission to the Scottish Government

Paulette Manning made this Freedom of Information request to Colleges Scotland

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Paulette Manning

Dear Colleges Scotland,

I note per http://www.parliament.scot/S5_Public_Aud...

The Audit Scotland 2017 audit of Scotland’s’ Colleges it is stated

“In Colleges Scotland’s June 2016 spending review submission to the Scottish Government, it estimated the cost of implementing national bargaining to be £79.5 million (not adjusting for inflation) over a three year period. Following the latest rounds of negotiation, both the Scottish Government and the SFC have been working with Colleges Scotland to produce a final estimate of the cost of implementing national bargaining and this will be considered as part of the spending review process.”

Under the provision of FOISA Please supply me with the following:

Colleges Scotland’s June 2016 spending review submission to the Scottish Government, it estimated the cost of implementing national bargaining to be £79.5 million (not adjusting for inflation) over a three year period.

Please supply this in electronic format, and I shall look forward to receiving this information within that statutory 20 working day limit.

Please also acknowledge receipt of this request

Yours faithfully,

Paulette Manning

Paulette Manning

Dear Colleges Scotland,

Please confirm receipt of this request.

Yours faithfully,

Paulette Manning

Shona Struthers, Colleges Scotland

Dear Ms Manning,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request.  We shall respond to
you within 20 working days.

 

Regards

 

Shona Struthers

 

 

 

 

Colleges Scotland, Argyll Court, Castle Business Park, Stirling FK9 4TY
Tel: 01786 892100, Fax: 01786 892001, E-mail:
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Colleges Scotland, Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in Scotland
No: 143210, Scottish Charity No. SC023848

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Dear Ms Manning,

 

Thank you for your email dated 5 July 2017 requesting the following
information under FOISA:

 

I note per [2]http://www.parliament.scot/S5_Public_Aud... (please note
that this link did not work)

 

The Audit Scotland 2017 audit of Scotland’s’ Colleges it is stated:

 

“In Colleges Scotland’s June 2016 spending review submission to the
Scottish Government, it estimated the cost of implementing national
bargaining to be £79.5 million (not adjusting for inflation) over a three
year period. Following the latest rounds of negotiation, both the Scottish
Government and the SFC have been working with Colleges Scotland to produce
a final estimate of the cost of implementing national bargaining and this
will be considered as part of the spending review process.”

 

Under the provision of FOISA Please supply me with the following:

 

Colleges Scotland’s June 2016 spending review submission to the Scottish
Government, it estimated the cost of implementing national bargaining to
be £79.5 million (not adjusting for inflation) over a three year period.

 

Please supply this in electronic format, and I shall look forward to
receiving this information within that statutory 20 working day limit..

 

Please provide this electronic format.

 

In response to your request please find attached Colleges Scotland’
Submission to the Scottish Government’s Spending Review 2017, submitted
June 2016.

 

Your Right to Seek a Review of the Response

 

If you are not satisfied with our response or our reasoning set out above,
you have forty working days in which to request a review of our decision. 
Any request should be put in writing and should be sent to Shona Struthers
at the address noted below.  The request should:

 

(a)     detail your request for a review of our decision to be undertaken;

(b)     describe the nature of your original request; and

(c)     explain the reasons why you are dissatisfied with our response.

 

Shona Struthers

Colleges Scotland

Argyll Court

Castle Business Park

Stirling

FK9 4TY

 

If you remain dissatisfied with how your request for information has been
dealt with, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information
Commissioner for a decision as to whether Colleges Scotland has handled
your request properly.

 

Information relating to your right to seek a review is available from the
Scottish Information Commissioner’s web page at:

 

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Or by contacting the Scottish Information Commissioner’s Office at the
following address:

 

Scottish Information Commissioner

Kinburn Castle

Doubledykes Road,

St Andrews

Fife

KY16 9DS

Telephone: 01334 464610

Fax: 01334 464611

e-mail: [4][email address]

Website: [5]www.itspublicknowledge.info

 

This concludes Colleges Scotland’s response to your information request.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Shona

[6]Shona Struthers

 

Colleges Scotland, Argyll Court, Castle Business Park, Stirling FK9 4TY
Tel: 01786 892100, Fax: 01786 892001, E-mail:
[7][Colleges Scotland request email]
[8]www.collegesscotland.ac.uk

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For every £1 spent on college education, £6.30 is returned to the economy
– [11]find out more.

Please think before you print

Colleges Scotland, Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in Scotland
No: 143210, Scottish Charity No. SC023848

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Disclaimer

The information contained in this communication from the sender is
confidential. It is intended solely for use by the recipient and others
authorized to receive it. If you are not the recipient, you are hereby
notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or taking action in
relation of the contents of this information is strictly prohibited and
may be unlawful.

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8. http://www.collegesscotland.ac.uk/
9. http://www.facebook.com/CollegesScotland
10. https://twitter.com/CollegesScot
11. http://www.collegesscotland.ac.uk/emsi
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Paulette Manning

Dear Shona Struthers,

Thank you for finally disclosing this information, albiet the Scottish Information Commissioner had to tell you to do so.

Yours sincerely,

Paulette Manning