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Dear Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service,

Emergency Services Show - Hospitality

The following request for information is made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

It is understood that commercial providers of goods and equipment to fire and rescue services are offering hospitality to officers, elected members and fire service staff during the period of the Emergency Services Show (ESS) at the NEC, 7-8 September 2021.

Please provide the following information regarding invitations to hospitality events whilst attending the ESS. Such hospitality is understood to include: lunches/dinners, hotels, transport costs, golf sessions etc

1) what invitations have been received by commercial companies for Officers or Members of your Fire and Rescue Service to attended hospitality events funded by the company during the period of the above Emergency Services Show?

2) what invitations referred to in 1 above have been accepted by officers or Members of your Fire and Rescue Service?

3) please provide the name of the commercial company and the hospitality event to which each invitation relates to?

4) what is the estimated individual value of each hospitality event to which officers or Members have been invited to participate in?

5) please provide a copy of your Fire and Rescue Authority receipt of hospitality policy.

Yours faithfully,

Jamal Sarbin

Hannah Buxton, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

1 Atodiad

Our ref: FOI 21 67

 

Dear Jamal

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding hospitality at the
Emergency Services Show.

 

We received your request on 19 August 2021 and we are dealing with it
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will supply you
with our findings as soon as possible, on or before 17 September 2021.

 

If you have any queries regarding this request, please contact me
directly, quoting the reference number above.

 

Kind regards

 

Hannah Buxton

Information Governance Officer

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre

Hulse Road | Salisbury | SP1 3NR

Tel: 01722 691084

dwfire.org.uk

@DWFireRescue

 

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Hannah Buxton, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

2 Atodiad

Ref: FOI 21 67

 

Dear Jamal

 

Further to your request of 19 August 2021, which we have treated as a
Freedom of Information request, please find below our response to the
information that you requested.

 

Query and response:

 

It is understood that commercial providers of goods and equipment to fire
and rescue services are offering hospitality to officers, elected members
and fire service staff during the period of the Emergency Services Show
(ESS) at the NEC, 7-8 September 2021.

Please provide the following information regarding invitations to
hospitality events whilst attending the ESS. Such hospitality is
understood to include: lunches/dinners, hotels, transport costs, golf
sessions etc

 

 1. What invitations have been received by commercial companies for
Officers or Members of your Fire and Rescue Service to attended
hospitality events funded by the company during the period of the
above Emergency Services Show?

 

No such invitations were received by our Strategic Leadership Team

 

 2. What invitations referred to in 1 above have been accepted by officers
or Members of your Fire and Rescue Service?

 

Not applicable

 

 3. Please provide the name of the commercial company and the hospitality
event to which each invitation relates to?

 

Not applicable

 

 4. What is the estimated individual value of each hospitality event to
which officers or Members have been invited to participate in?

 

Not applicable

 

 5. Please provide a copy of your Fire and Rescue Authority receipt of
hospitality policy.

 

Please find attached

 

I trust that this answers your queries, however, if you are unhappy with
the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to make
a complaint or request a review of the decision, you should write to the
Information Management Team, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service,
Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire
SP1 3NR within 40 working days of receipt of the original
decision. Alternatively, you can
email [1][DWFRS request email].

 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint or review, you
may apply directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for a
decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have
exhausted the complaints procedure at the Fire Authority. The ICO can be
contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

0303 123 1113

 

[2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Hannah Buxton

Information Governance Officer

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service

Five Rivers Health & Wellbeing Centre

Hulse Road | Salisbury | SP1 3NR

Tel: 01722 691084

dwfire.org.uk

@DWFireRescue

 

Internet e-mail is not to be regarded as a secure means of communication.
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service monitors all Internet e-mail
activity and content. This communication and any files transmitted with it
is intended for the person(s) to whom it is addressed and may be
confidential, legally privileged and protected in law. Unauthorised use,
disclosure, copying or distribution is prohibited. Please notify the
sender if received in error then delete it from your system. Opinions
expressed in this communication may not be official policy. Whilst every
effort is made to carefully choose websites that we may provide links to,
Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service cannot guarantee the standards
of these sites. Virus Disclaimer: Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue
Service takes all reasonable steps to ensure electronic communications are
protected from virus infection but cannot accept any liability for any
loss or damage sustained as a result of software viruses. Intended
recipients are responsible for carrying out virus checking as is necessary
before opening any attachments.

References

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2. http://www.ico.org.uk/

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