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Emergency Services Show Hospitality

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Dear County Durham and Darlington 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

Brigade HQ, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

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#Information Services, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Jamal

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 18 August 2021.

 

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 a reference to a third party.

 

For your information, the act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment 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.

 

Update March 2020 – Corona virus:  It's possible we'll take more than 20
working days to supply information for Freedom of Information Requests. 
The Information Commissioner recognises that longer time may be needed
when CDDFRS staff have to prioritise other work to keep services running
during the Corona virus situation.  Thank you for your patience.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me on my details
below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Angela Harmston

System Administrator

 

Information Services

Tel: 0191 9160218

Email: [email address]

www.ddfire.gov.uk

 

Safest People, Safest Places

 

2 or 3 breaths of toxic smoke and you’re unconscious

Don’t drown in toxic smoke

Test your smoke alarm today

 

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Service Headquarters, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

 

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

#Information Services, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Dear Jamal

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Your request for information has now been considered and I am pleased to
provide you with the following information.

 

 

 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?

Invite to a meal

 

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

None

 

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

Angloco

 

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

£40

 

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

Please refer to Section 13 of CDDFRS Constitution Code of Conduct for
Members, and Section 20 Code of Conduct for Employees

[1]CDDFRS Combined Fire Authority Constitution 2021.pdf (ddfire.gov.uk)

 

 

If you are unhappy with the way your request for information has been
handled, you can request a review by contacting the Freedom of Information
Officer at the address below.

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have the right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at: The
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Telephone: 01625 545745 or 08456 306060 Website:
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Angela Harmston

System Administrator

 

Information Services

Tel: 0191 9160218

Email: [3][email address]

[4]www.ddfire.gov.uk

 

Safest People, Safest Places

 

2 or 3 breaths of toxic smoke and you’re unconscious

Don’t drown in toxic smoke

Test your smoke alarm today

 

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Service Headquarters, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

 

Please consider the environment before printing this email.

 

 

 

 

 

From: #Information Services <[email address]>
Sent: 20 August 2021 11:41
To: [FOI #783548 email]
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Emergency Services Show
Hospitality

 

Dear Jamal

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

I acknowledge your request for information received on 18 August 2021.

 

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 a reference to a third party.

 

For your information, the act defines a number of exemptions which may
prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an
assessment 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.

 

Update March 2020 – Corona virus:  It's possible we'll take more than 20
working days to supply information for Freedom of Information Requests. 
The Information Commissioner recognises that longer time may be needed
when CDDFRS staff have to prioritise other work to keep services running
during the Corona virus situation.  Thank you for your patience.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me on my details
below.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Angela Harmston

System Administrator

 

Information Services

Tel: 0191 9160218

Email: [5][email address]

[6]www.ddfire.gov.uk

 

Safest People, Safest Places

 

2 or 3 breaths of toxic smoke and you’re unconscious

Don’t drown in toxic smoke

Test your smoke alarm today

 

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service

Service Headquarters, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

 

Please consider the environment before printing this email.

 

 

 

 

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywJamal Sarbin mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.