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college boss gags himself.

Byline: mark mclaughlin reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk

month, but warned he may be in breach of his severance agreement with New College if he talks about the merger.

Scotland's Auditor General Caroline Gardner is investigating whether Doyle can be prosecuted, or if the cash can be recovered.

But ex-college chairman David Craig said: "My understanding was that this was a one-off payment related to the additional effort staff had put into the merger."

A COLLEGE principal accused of using public money to "feather the nests" of himself and colleagues will only speak about the issue if he is assured he won't face legal action.

Public spending watchdog Audit Scotland claim former Coatbridge College boss John Doyle, a member of staff and five managers shared PS850,000 in severance money when it became part of New College Lanarkshire last year.

Doyle has been called before Holyrood's Public Audit Committee later this

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