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S5W-19906: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 13 November 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) full-time equivalent lecturers, (b) other academic, (c) administrative and (d) other staff have been employed by each West College Scotland campus in each year since 2011.

Answered by: Richard Lochhead 27 November 2018

Category

2014-15

2015-16

2016-7

    

Administration and central services

275

230

236

Premises

53

66

68

Other expenditure

38

43

43

Catering

21

32

31

Separate data provided by West College Scotland provides data of other academic, administrative and ancillary staff

No data is yet available from the SFC for colleges in 2017-18, nor do the SFC hold data by staff type.

West College Scotland was formed of 3 colleges; James Watt, Reid Kerr and Clydebank in 2013. 2014-15 is the first year for which the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) hold data on staffing at West College Scotland. The SFC report that the number of full-time equivalent lecturers in the year 2014-15 was 390 FTE; 404.9 FTE in the year 2015-16 and 400.2 FTE in 2016-17.