FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

03 July 2018

  1. How many suppliers in total did you procure goods and services from in:
    1. 2015: Please provide a figure
    2. 2016: Please provide a figure
    3. 2017: Please provide a figure
  2. Do you plan to increase or decrease the number of suppliers you work with in the next 12 months? Increase/decrease/the same
  3. How much have you saved through your procurement department in the last 12 months?
    1. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.
  4. How much did was spent via your procurement department in the last 12 months?
    1. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.
  5. How much was spent on your top five suppliers in the last 12 months? Please provide a figure
  6. Was Carillion a supplier you worked with? Yes/No


East Herts Council Response

03 July 2018

I am writing to acknowledge your written request for information.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

The Act defines a number of exemptions, which may prevent release of the information you have requested.  There will be an assessment of your request and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released.  You will be informed if this is the case, including your rights of appeal.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you.  You will be informed if this is the case.

There may be a fee payable for this information, this will be considered and you will be informed if any fees are payable.  In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released.  The 20 working day time limit for the response is suspended until receipt of payment.

If you have any queries about the processing of your request then please do not hesitate to contact me.

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Your personal details will be held within out Information Request case management system, and only used for the purposes of evaluating and processing your request.

While details of your information request may be published on the council website, your personal details will never be published or released to anyone outside the council unless it is required by the Information Commissioners Office.

Thank you for your request.

 



East Herts Council Response

07 August 2018

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

 
  1. How many suppliers in total did you procure goods and services from in:
    1. 2015: Please provide a figure }
    2. 2016: Please provide a figure }
    3. 2017: Please provide a figure

Please visit https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/35602/Finance--Asset-Management 

  1. Do you plan to increase or decrease the number of suppliers you work with in the next 12 months? Increase/decrease/the same

We expect them to decrease but it depends on the volume of projects going through

  1. How much have you saved through your procurement department in the last 12 months?
    1. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.

This has not been recorded

  1. How much did was spent via your procurement department in the last 12 months?
    1. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.

Spend through procurement was £ 30542.80

  1. How much was spent on your top five suppliers in the last 12 months? Please provide a figure

We current do not hold records in the format of spend by supplier all suppliers are detailed in the weekly spend disclosures (referred to in Q1)

  1. Was Carillion a supplier you worked with? Yes/No

No

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

https://ico.org.uk/

 

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

 

Thank you for your request.