Recent Strike Action

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Dear Heriot-Watt University,

Under the FOI Act I would like to request the following information in regards to the recent strike action by university staff

(1) Were staff deducted pay during this period?

(2) If so, how much was deducted in total? (If a final figure is not available, please give an estimate, but make it clear if this is an estimate)

(3) How will these funds be distributed within the university?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Allen

Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

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Dear applicant


Thank you for your information request dated 5th April 2018 regarding the
recent strike action. Your request has been handled under Scottish
legislation: the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.


Please see below our responses in red.


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Dear Freedom Of Information,,

I cannot see the requested information, please can you confirm when I should receive this?

Yours sincerely,

Mr Allen

Freedom Of Information,, Heriot-Watt University

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Dear applicant

According to our records, please see enclosed your original request and our response.

Kylie Rachman
Executive Assistant
Heriot-Watt University
Governance and Legal Services
Edinburgh Campus
Edinburgh EH14 4AS
Telephone: 0131 451 3274

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