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Management costs at Scottish universities ‘out of control’, says UCU

Pay for senior managers at Scotland’s universities has risen by a third over the last five years, according to the lecturers' union University and College Union Scotland. A report on the Herald Scotland website says the union's analysis of Scottish higher education reveals total senior management salaries rose from £12 million in 2005 to £16m last year.Management costs were "out of control" when academic staff faced pay freezes and job cuts, and institutions were cutting courses to balance the books, said the union.

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