Funding for Mental Health in Colleges AY21-22

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Dear Lews Castle College,

Under Freedom of Information Scotland, I wish to receive the following information within 20 working days:

1. Please provide details of the amount of additional funding allocated to you by Scottish Funding Council for Mental Health in Colleges for AY 21-22. For the avoidance of doubt, I am referring to the funding provided which was supplementary to the college’s core funds.
2. Please advise what proportion of these funds will be spent or is proposed to be spent on Support Staff/Lecturing Staff/Students. Please provide separate figures for each.
3. Please advise how the additional funds will be spent or are proposed to be spent on each separate group.
4. Please advise whether the recognised trade unions were consulted before submission of the document or on any subsequent decisions taken?

Yours faithfully,

John Gallacher

Lews Castle College Freedom of Information, Lews Castle College

Dear John Gallacher,
Before we respond to this FOI request, could you please clarify what you are looking for in question 4?
Specifically, which document are you referring to the submission of?
Also, when you ask for " subsequent decisions taken", to which action are you referring?

Thank you,
Alasdair

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Dear Lews Castle College Freedom of Information,

For clarification, the document I am referring to is "Funding for Mental Health in Colleges for AY2021-22 and in particular page 7 - Staff Mental Health Support; points 20-22" - (SFC Announcement dated 10 June 2021)

Yours sincerely,

John Gallacher