Date lodged: 13 November 2018
To ask the Scottish Government how many lecturers at each campus within West College Scotland received voluntary severance in each of the last four academic years.
Answered by: Richard Lochhead 27 November 2018
The SFC has provided the following information in line with college figures produced for annual accounting purposes:
The total voluntary severance headcount taken-up by lecturers across all 3 campuses of West College Scotland was 15 in the year 2014 -15. The breakdown for each of the campuses is:
- Clydebank - 6
- Greenock - 3
- Paisley - 6.
No voluntary severance occurred in the years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
The total voluntary severance headcount taken-up by lecturers across all 3 campuses of West College Scotland was 10 in the year 2017 -18. The breakdown across each of the campuses being:
- Clydebank - 2
- Greenock - 4
- Paisley - 4.