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bath spa university chief paid £800,000 in final year

image caption bath spa university said prof christina slade's pay-off was "value for money" a university vice-chancellor was handed more than £800,000 in her final year, including a hefty departure payment, it has been revealed.accounts for bath spa university show prof christina slade was paid £429,000 "for loss of office" on top of her £250,000 salary and other benefits.the university and college union (ucu) has called for an "urgent overhaul" of senior pay at british universities.a spokeswoman for bath spa said the sum represented "value for money".prof slade, who served as vice-chancellor until august, was also given a housing allowance of £20,000 and another £20,000 for "other benefits-in-kind". there were also pension contributions of £89,000.in total, she received a pay package, including benefits and pensions, worth £808,000, after she decided to leave the job.lord adonis, who is leading a debate on the issue of vice-chancellor pay in the house of lords, said: "if £800,000 represents value for money for a vice-chancellor, then i am the emperor of china."bath spa university has not yet given details of the circumstances of her departure, but an interim vice-chancellor, prof nick foskett, is running the university until january.an incoming vice-chancellor, prof sue rigby will be taking over on 22 january. she is due to be paid 20% less than prof slade received in 2015-16.a spokeswoman for the university said: "having taken legal advice, the...