University bus service subsidies

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Dear University of Sunderland,

I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to know:

1. The subsidies provided by the university, to external bus companies operating university bus routes, for the last 5 complete academic years (2014/15 to 2018/19), broken down by the following where possible:
o Student travel
o University staff travel
o Any other subsidy provided
If the breakdown is not possible, a single subsidy figure for each academic year would be acceptable.

2. The expenditure on, and income from, any university provided bus services, including shuttle buses, for the last 5 complete academic years (2014/15 to 2018/19), broken down by the following where possible:
o Student travel
o University staff travel
o Bus staff salary
o Equipment costs, covering vehicles and facilities
o Any other operating costs
If the breakdown is not possible, a single expenditure and single income figure for each academic year would be acceptable.

3. The number of complaints received by the university regarding university bus services, for the last 5 complete academic years (2014/15 to 2018/19).

If the data is collected in financial years, rather than academic years, please do provide the information in this format, for the last 5 financial years (including 2018-19 if possible), making it clear which format has been used.

Yours faithfully,

Adam Hodgson

Sunfoi sunfoi, University of Sunderland

Dear Adam Hodgson

Thank you for your request for information which was received at the University of Sunderland on 16th March 2020 and is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The University is currently researching your queries and will respond in due course.

Best wishes
Kate O'Neill

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Sunfoi sunfoi, University of Sunderland

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Dear Adam Hodgson

Reference Number: FOI1920/03/17

I refer to your Freedom of Information request received on 16th March 2020.

Your request for information under the above legislation has now been considered. Please see response attached.

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