Phase one consultation responses

Independent consultants from the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education led the phase one consultation exercise. There were 24 individual written submissions to the call for evidence, of which 23 can be published online. Only one respondent asked for the response to remain confidential to the steering group. There has been some redaction of personal and confidential details at the request of respondents but otherwise submissions are published as they were received. The submissions are published below.



Audit Scotland

Business Committee of the General Council of the University of St Andrews


Equality Challenge Unit

General Council of the University of Edinburgh

General Teaching Council Scotland


Joint submission from Scotland’s three small, specialist institutions

NHS Education for Scotland

Royal Society of Edinburgh

Scottish Trades Union Congress

UCU Glasgow Branch

UCU Scotland

UCU Queen Margaret University Branch


University of Aberdeen

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow General Council

University of Stirling Students’ Union

University of St Andrews

University of Strathclyde