University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
1 September 201429 September 201418 September 2014- How many complaints were made by students about academic courses at Staffordshire University during the past 10 academic years (broken down into each year and campus)

-How many complaints were made by students about academic teaching staff at Staffordshire University during the past 10 academic years (broken down into each year and campus)

-How many of the complaints made by students about academic teaching staff resulted in disciplinary action being taken (broken down into each year and campus)

-How many requests for academic fee refunds have been made in the past 10 academic years and how many of these requests have resulted in a refund? (broken down into each year and campus)
Year No.
2003-2008 NA
2008-2009 16
2009-2010 14
2010-2011 28
2011-2012 17
2012-2013 30
2013-2014 11
Total 116

Year No.
2003-2008 NA
2008-2009 6
2009-2010 2
2010-2011 7
2011-2012 11
2012-2013 12
2013-2014 16
Total 54

Complaints resulting in disciplinary
Confirmed as 0 by HR

Not recorded
Refunds are not linked to appeal decisions.
3 September 20141 October 20144 September 2014Can you please provide details of any payments that your institution has agreed to pay its vice-chancellor upon their retirement. These could include bonuses, ex-gratia lump sums, termination payments or other form of emolument to mark the end of the vice-chancellor's end of office.Can you please provide details of any payments that your institution has agreed to pay its vice-chancellor upon their retirement. These could include bonuses, ex-gratia lump sums, termination payments or other form of emolument to mark the end of the vice-chancellor�s end of office. There is nothing in place.
8 September 20146 October 201425 September 2014Could I have a copy please of the signed confirmation to District Enforcement Ltd. That the University has read the British Parking Association Code of Practice and agreed to keep to it? If the document does not have a date on it, could whoever provides it also say when it was signed?The message sent out had the incorrect date and should have read:

In the period January 2013 to July 2014.

This was corrected in the response to Ask Executive covering questions we had received regarding the all staff email from Mark Hattersley.

Q2 � the University has received �33840 from permits.

Q3 � the University has received �5881 from the share of parking charge notices after costs.

The University has not signed confirmation to District Enforcement Ltd. That the University has read the British Parking Association Code of Practice and agreed to keep to it however as the Director responsible for car parking I am fully aware of the code and its contents.
11 September 20149 October 201422 September 2014The vacation periods (22/6/13 - 22/9/13, 15/12/13 - 12/1/13, 15/6/14 - 11/9/14).

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109.71.160.200
141.0.174.41
31.192.122.226
94.199.252.72
31.192.112.104
108.61.7.222
31.192.116.182
74.82.53.10
94.199.252.56
104.28.6.33
208.78.94.72
66.254.109.60
62.212.73.39
141.101.113.35
198.72.6.51
216.150.65.200
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64.188.53.93


There are a total of twenty websites. I would like the information divided according to the dates included.
The University does not record this information
12 September 201410 October 20148 October 2014May I have copies of the information provided in FOI requests dated 22 April 2014 and the other on 2 May 2014. Both concern District Enforcement's operations on campus.

URL

With regards to the second one (2 May 2014) may I also have further details of

A) the 73 tickets cancelled by the University. I wish to know the reasons given for the cancellations and

B) the details of the 12 formal complaints.

I assume you will wish to anonymised the information. However it is the reasons given that are of interest.

As a separate and new question in its own right, please advise how many invoices you have received from District Enforcement in each month since October 2012.
May I have copies of the information provided in FOI requests dated 22
April 2014 and the other on 2 May 2014. Both concern District
Enforcement's operations on campus.

URL

With regards to the second one (2 May 2014) may I also have further
Details of

A) the 73 tickets cancelled by the University. I wish to know the
Reasons given for the cancellations and

The reason recorded is �client request� however the only University employees who can cancel a parking charge notice are the Director of Service and the nominated Car Park Patrol Officer. The only justification for cancelling a ticket is that it was either issued in error (an example would be that the driver has a valid permit that wasn�t visible to the officer) or the driver can demonstrate that they were misinformed or misdirected.

B) the details of the 12 formal complaints.

Formal complaints summary.

Quantity Complaint type
4 Complaint regarding limited supply of car park spaces and inability to provide spaces for demand.
4 Complaint regarding enforcement of car park conditions when there are not sufficient spaces for demand.
2 Complaint regarding the fee for a parking permit when no spaces are guaranteed.
2 Complaint regarding the process and procedures relating to District Enforcement in managing a parking charge notice following issue.


I assume you will wish to anonymised the information. However it is the
Reasons given that are of interest.

As a separate and new question in its own right, please advise how many
Invoices you have received from District Enforcement in each month since
October 2012.

The University has received 6 self-billing invoices which is the method by which we receive payment for our part share of permit fees and parking charge notices after costs.

The University has received 6 invoices for set up, signage and infrastructure costs which includes the purchase of PDAs and mobile printers for the issue
15 September 201413 October 20149 October 2014Remuneration includes, but is not limited to: salary, fees, allowances, bonuses, benefits in kind, compensation for loss of office and employers� pension contributions.

Please not that whilst some of the information may be in the public domain in accounts and on your website, the information requested is not fully available from your annual reports, websites etc.

Many public sector organisations publish senior management salaries online or a produce a table showing employees in remuneration bands of �5,000 in their annual accounts.

It is not possible to answer the questions below with that information alone. Employer pension contributions are excluded from these bands and there can be employees who are not senior managers who received more than �100,000.

Please make it clear if you are responding on behalf of more than one organisation.

To outline my query as clearly as possible, I am requesting:

1. The total number of employees who received remuneration equal to, or in excess of �100,000 in 2013-14.

2. For those who received remuneration in excess of �150,000:
I. The employee�s name
Ii. The employee�s job title
Iii. The remuneration received by the employee
Iv. An itemised list of expenses claims made by the employee. If an itemised list is not available, please provide the amount the employee claimed in expenses in 2013-14
1. The total number of employees who received remuneration equal to, or in excess of �100,000 in 2013-14.
Answer 4

2. For those who received remuneration in excess of �150,000:

I. The employee�s name � Michael Gunn

Ii. The employee�s job title � Vice Chancellor

Iii. The remuneration received by the employee � This information is not yet available for
The period 2013-2014 as our Financial Accounts are currently being audited. This
Information will be available on our website in early December in our 2013-2014 Financial Statement.
Financial Statements

Iv. An itemised list of expenses claims made by the employee. If an itemised list is not available,
Please provide the amount the employee claimed in expenses in 2013-14

Our Vice Chancellor does not claim any expenses
12 September 201410 October 201415 September 2014Could you please provide me with e-mail addresses of contact person(s) responsible for promotion / marketing / advertising of your institution?Georgina Kelly: Director Of Marketing & Public Relations
G.Kelly@staffs.ac.uk
17 September 201415 October 20148 October 20141. Since 1 January 2013, has any software company exercised their contractual rights to, or otherwise requested, an audit of the use of their software in your organisation?

2. Was the request made in 2013 or 2014?

3. Did they use an external consultant or license management company to carry out such audit?

If so, which company:
A. License Management Services
B. Other (please specify)

4. Did the audit result in a demand in respect of:
A. Under-licensing; and/or
B. Arrears of support and maintenance?

5. Did your organisation negotiate with the software vendor to reduce the figure?

6. If so, what %ge reduction was obtained from the vendor's first demand:
A. None
B. 1-10%;
C. 11-25%
D. 26-50%
E. More than 50%?

7. If any payment was made to regularise the situation, was the amount:
A. Zero
B. Less than �50,000
C. �50,000 to �100,000
D. �100,00 to �250,000
E. �250,000 to �500,000
F. �500,000 to �1m;
G. �1m to �2m;
H. �2m to �5m
I. Above �5m?

8. Was the software vendor involved:
A. Oracle
B. SAP
C. SAS
D. PeopleSoft;
E. IBM
F. Microsoft;
G. Sybase
H. Adobe
I. Other? (please specify)

9. In dealing with the software vendor, did your organisation rely on:
A. In-house counsel
B. External solicitors;
C. A firm of accountants;
D. License management specialists
E. Other consultants
F. None of the above.

10. What is:
A. The name of your Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO); and
B. The email address of your CTO/CIO?
1. Since 1 January 2013, has any software company exercised their contractual rights to, or otherwise requested, an audit of the use of their software in your organisation? NONE

2. Was the request made in 2013 or 2014? N/A

3. Did they use an external consultant or license management company to carry out such audit? N/A

If so, which company:
A. License Management Services N/A
B. Other (please specify) N/A

4. Did the audit result in a demand in respect of:
A. Under-licensing; and/or N/A
B. Arrears of support and maintenance? N/A


5. Did your organisation negotiate with the software vendor to reduce the figure? N/A


6. If so, what %ge reduction was obtained from the vendor's first demand: N/A

A. None
B. 1-10%;
C. 11-25%
D. 26-50%
E. More than 50%?

7. If any payment was made to regularise the situation, was the amount: N/A

A. Zero
B. Less than �50,000
C. �50,000 to �100,000
D. �100,00 to �250,000
E. �250,000 to �500,000
F. �500,000 to �1m;
G. �1m to �2m;
H. �2m to �5m
I. Above �5m?

8. Was the software vendor involved: N/A

A. Oracle
B. SAP
C. SAS
D. PeopleSoft;
E. IBM
F. Microsoft;
G. Sybase
H. Adobe
I. Other? (please specify)

9. In dealing with the software vendor, did your organisation rely on: N/A

A. In-house counsel
B. External solicitors;
C. A firm of accountants;
D. License management specialists
E. Other consultants
F. None of the above.

10. What is:
A. The name of your Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO); and Peter Butler
B. The email address of your CTO/CIO? P.H.Butler@staffs.ac.uk
19 September 201417 October 201413 October 2014The estimated total annual spend on electrical materials for estates and facilities. E.g Lamps, HVAC, cable, batteries etc
� Provide the top 10 lines used for example lamps, cable, batteries etc
Detail any potential energy efficiency project you are considering if possible and any carbon reduction target you have

Detail any major new electrical work you are considering including new building projects.
Detail any potential energy efficiency project you are considering if possible and any carbon reduction target you have - overseeing the installation of a solar, looking at LED lighting projects for several buildings ; Biomass heating for another BMS upgrades (already under way). Long term, working with council on a geothermal district heat network.
21 September 201417 October 201422 September 2014Could you please send information relating to on-campus deaths of students for each year from 1999 to the present including;

- Cause of death
- The programme of study the student was enrolled in
- Whether the student was a UK Citizen
- The age of the student
The university does not record this information.
22 September 201420 October 201424 September 20141. For each of the LLB subjects taught at the University the dates of examinations taking place between March 1st and June 30th 2015.

2. If the University does not currently hold information about the precise exam dates then please provide the most precise information currently held regarding the dates of the exam period or periods during which the LLB examinations will take place.

3. A list of those LLB subjects (if any) which are not assessed by examination between March 1st and June 30th 2015.

4. The LLB term dates for academic year 2014 - 2015

5. For each of the GDL (PGDL, CPE) subjects taught at the University the dates of examinations taking place between March 1st and June 30th 2015.

6. If the University does not currently hold information about the precise exam dates then please provide the most precise information currently held regarding the dates of the exam period or periods during which the GDL (PGDL, CPE) examinations will take place.

7. A list of those GDL (PGDL, CPE) subjects, if any, which are not assessed by examination between March 1st and June 30th 2015.

8. The GDL (PGDL, CPE) term dates for academic year 2014 - 2015
Information sent to requester , excel sheet
25 September 201423 October 201429 September 20141. The name of the University�s Chief Information Officer.
2. His/her contact telephone number and email address.
3. If the University does not have a CIO, the name of the most senior person responsible for IT, for example `Head of IT�, `IT Director� or similar.
4. For that person, his/her contact telephone number and email address.
5. The name of the University�s Chief Technology Officer (or nearest match if there is no CTO).
6. His/her contact telephone number and email address.
1. The name of the University�s Chief Information Officer. N/A
2. His/her contact telephone number and email address. N/A
3. If the University does not have a CIO, the name of the most senior person responsible for IT, for example `Head of IT�, `IT Director� or similar. Mr Bernard Shaw, Director Of Information Services.

4. For that person, his/her contact telephone number and email address. Tel: 01782 +44 (0)1782 294301, email: b.shaw@staffs.ac.uk

5. The name of the University�s Chief Technology Officer (or nearest match if there is no CTO).Mr Peter Butler Associate Director Of Info Technology
6. His/her contact telephone number and email address. Tel: +44 (0)1785 353398 email: P.H.Butler@staffs.ac.uk
30 September 201428 October 201421 October 20141. What were the emoluments of the vice-chancellor (including benefits in kind and pension contribution) in the year ending 31 July 2014?



2. What were the emoluments for the vice-chancellor in the year ending 31 July 2014 within the following categories?

A. Remuneration

B. Benefits in kind

C. Pension contributions

3. How much (in pound sterling) did the vice-chancellor receive in personal expenses in the year ending 31 July 2014?



4. How much (in pound sterling) was spent on travel costs for the vice-chancellor in the year ending 31 July 2014?


5. Of the total amount of the travel costs identified in Q4, how much was spent on air fares?

6. How much of the total air fare spend identified in Q5 was on the following travel classes:

A. Economy


B. Premium Economy
Information sent to the requester.
24 September 201422 October 201415 October 2014I am requesting for a Letter since one month, that states the RANK of our Staffordshire University for the year 2014 and they provided me a bonafied letter with error in enrollment dates.
I kindly once again request you to provide a Letter that states the RANK of Staffordshire University is currently holding for the year 2014.
Looking Forward to reply with Letter ASAP
Emailed student and advised him that we do not hold formal records of the information requested. This information is available in the public domain
15 September 201413 October 20148 October 20141. The papers, minutes and agenda for all remuneration committee meetings from 1996 until the present � although I do appreciate that the earlier records might not be available (e.g. Mergers/demerger/deleting records etc) and any records you have would be happily received.

2. The papers, minutes and agenda for all audit committee meetings from 1996 until the present � although I do appreciate that the earlier records might not be available and any records you do have would be happily received.
DD-ROM sent with documents requested