HE director pay

Daniel Payne made this Freedom of Information request to Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh as part of a batch sent to 45 authorities

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Dear Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh,

Please provide the annual salary for the post of Director of your university, since the year 2000 until the present day. By "Director", I mean the most senior member of staff at your institution responsible of the governance of the institution, sometimes called "Vice Chancellor" or "President".

If there are additional payments that the post attracts, such as relocation allowances, please include these.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Payne

Freedom of Information Act,

Dear Mr Payne

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 - INFORMATION REQUEST

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FOI
Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
East Lothian EH21 6UU
[email address]

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Freedom of Information Act,

Dear Mr Payne,

I refer to your request for information below. The emoluments of the Principal are published annually in the University’s Statutory Accounts. They are available here -

http://www.qmu.ac.uk/finance/statutory_a...
http://www.qmu.ac.uk/finance/Statutory%2...
http://www.qmu.ac.uk/finance/Statutory%2...

Please note that Queen Margaret University was awarded University status in 2007 therefore the Accounts for Queen Margaret University only extend as far back as those provided above. If you would like the accounts for Queen Margaret College let me know and I'll see if they can be sourced back to 2000.

If you have any queries or concerns please contact:

FOI
Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
East Lothian EH21 6UU
[email address]

If you have any complaint about the University’s handling of your request for information, you may require the University to review its actions and decisions in relation to this response by writing within 60 working days of the date of your request to FOI, Queen Margaret University, Queen Margaret University Drive, Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 6UU or at [email address].

You may, within a further six months, if you are dissatisfied with the outcome or with the University’s failure to review its actions and decisions in relation to this response, apply in writing to The Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9DS requesting his decision in this matter.

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