Expenditure on wine, scholarship awards and mental health support

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I have five questions, all concerning college expenditure in the academic year 2016-17. 

[1] How much money did the college spend on wages and equipment for the college nurse?
[2] How much money did the college spend on wages for the college counsellor?
[3] How much money did the college spend on mental health training for staff and students?
[4] How much money did the college spend on cash prizes and awards for students who achieved certain marks in end-of-year examinations? This includes scholars' prizes for attaining a first-class mark, Book Prizes for a high 2:i and any other cash prize paid to the student as a consequence of examination performance.
[5] How much money did the college spend on providing free alcoholic beverages to Fellows, students, conference guests, attendees of chapel services and any other persons? This includes wine, port, sherry and any other alcoholic beverage. 


Yours faithfully, 

Jay Richardson

Liz Wake, Peterhouse, Cambridge

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Dear Mr Richardson

 

Thank you for your FOI request of 6 September.  Please find below our
replies (in red) in order of your questions:

 

[1] How much money did the college spend on wages and equipment for the
college nurse? Sick Bay £17,118.56 (the nurse is part time in term time
only)

 

[2] How much money did the college spend on wages for the college
counsellor?

 

Peterhouse did not employ anyone as a College Counsellor (a specific
Mental health and Well Being Officer). However, in addition to the
pastoral care provided within College, the College spent the following on
Mental Health and Well being services to support
students                                                                      

                                                                               

Counselling organised by the
University                                                                               
                                                £13,657.88

In addition paid towards extra College specific Counselling
Services                                                                        
£10,000.00

Total                                                                     
                                                                                                                               
£23,657.88

 

[3] How much money did the college spend on mental health training for
staff and students?

 

Nil in year in question (this excludes JCR initiatives)

College used University initiatives

 

[4] How much money did the college spend on cash prizes and awards for
students who achieved certain marks in end-of-year examinations? This
includes scholars' prizes for attaining a first-class mark, Book Prizes
for a high 2:i and any other cash prize paid to the student as a
consequence of examination performance.

 

Prizes and awards £48,017.55

 

[5] How much money did the college spend on providing free alcoholic
beverages to Fellows, students, conference guests, attendees of chapel
services and any other persons? This includes wine, port, sherry and any
other alcoholic beverage.

 

Alcohol for College Events £42,687.31

 

I trust this is helpful.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Liz

 

Liz Wake

College Secretary & Research Fellowships Administrator

Peterhouse

Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1RD

 

Tel: 01223 338202

Fax: 01223 337578

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