University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
6 May 20104 June 201017 May 2010Minutes of academic board
Leraning & Teaching
Board of Governors
Set by attachment
18 May 201016 June 201024 May 20101. a) What was the total amount (in pounds) spent by the university on garments in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for?

B) How does this break down amongst the categories of course wear, staff wear, sportswear, uniforms, clothing sold by the student union and any other garments, or if you use different categories to break the total figure down, please supply figures using the categories you use.

2. Who are the university's main garment suppliers (please include any supplier that comprises 10% or more of the total university spend on garments)?

3. What was the total amount spent on garments by the university's student union in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for?

4. What was the total amount spent on garments by societies, including sports teams at the university in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for?

5. Does the university have a steering group or similar body that has responsibility for ensuring that university procurement upholds workers rights, other human rights and/or increases purchase of Fairtrade products? If so, please provide details of this group or provide a URL to enable us to access this group's web page.

6. Does the university have an ethical procurement policy or is ethical procurement covered by another policy of the university, such as a sustainability policy? If so, please provide a copy of this policy or provide a URL to enable us to access this policy.

7. Does the university have a strategy for increasing the labour rights and other human rights standards in its supply chains? If so, please provide a copy of this strategy document or provide a URL to enable us to access this strategy document.

8. Does the university have any stipulations in its contracts with suppliers, that they must adhere to basic International Labour Organisation workers rights standards?

9. Does the university require suppliers of garments or other goods to disclose their factory locations, even if they are in different countries?
1. A) What was the total amount (in pounds) spent by the university on garments in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for? Approc �7,500 (decentralised insitution)

B) How does this break down amongst the categories of course wear, staff wear, sportswear, uniforms, clothing sold by the student union and any other garments, or if you use different categories to break the total figure down, please supply figures using the categories you use. Only able to identify from financial records as Uniforms and protective clothing for staff (decentralised insitution)

2. Who are the university's main garment suppliers (please include any supplier that comprises 10% or more of the total university spend on garments)? Alexandra Workwear

3. What was the total amount spent on garments by the university's student union in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for? Not known, student union purchasing arranged outwith University expenditure

4. What was the total amount spent on garments by societies, including sports teams at the university in the last financial year (2008-2009) or the last year you have figures for? Not known, student union purchasing arranged outwith University expenditure

5. Does the university have a steering group or similar body that has responsibility for ensuring that university procurement upholds workers rights, other human rights and/or increases purchase of Fairtrade products? If so, please provide details of this group or provide a URL to enable us to access this group's web page. No
6. Does the university have an ethical procurement policy or is ethical procurement covered by another policy of the university, such as a sustainability policy? If so, please provide a copy of this policy or provide a URL to enable us to access this policy. No

7. Does the university have a strategy for increasing the labour rights and other human rights standards in its supply chains? If so, please provide a copy of this strategy document or provide a URL to enable us to access this strategy document. No
8. Does the university have any stipulations in its contracts with suppliers, that they must adhere to basic International Labour Organisation workers rights standards? No

9. Does the university require suppliers of garments or other goods to disclose their factory locations, even if they are in different countries? No
28 May 201028 June 201015 June 20101. Do you use a contractor or in-house staff, to carry out your repairs and maintenance?

(if both, roughly what would the percentage split between the two be?)

2. Do you have a centralised place where repairs are reported?

(if you use a CAFM helpdesk system, which one do you use?)

3. What is your maintenance budget this year?

4. Has your budget increased, decreased or stayed the same over the last 5 years?

5. Do you manage and maintain and residential accommodation?

(how many units of housing?)

6. Who regulates your VFM?

7. How do you benchmark your VFM against other contractors?
1. We use a mixture of in house and external contractors. We have a team of 7 people in house which consists of 5 electricians and 2 plumbers. Any excess of electrical and plumbing works is contracted out, as is all joinery and building works. In cost terms this equates to approximately 1/4 in house and 3/4 contracted outside the University.
2. We have a centralised place where repairs are reported and this is captured using a software system called Trirega.
3. Our reactive maintenance budget for this year is �800k
4. Our budget has increased over the last 5 years in line with inflation.
5. We manage and maintain residential accommodation providing approximately 2000 bed spaces split between University owned property and leased property.
6. Our VFM is regulated by an external firm of quantity surveyors.
7. For our main contractors we tender the contracts approximately every 2 years or sooner if we feel it is necessary, and this is overseen by the external quantity surveyor.