Information Request re. the Current Business Expense Management Process

Christopher Lehmann made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to South Ayrshire Council

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Christopher Lehmann

Dear South Ayrshire Council,

I'd be grateful if you can provide me with the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1. Name, position and email address of the staff responsible for the council’s staff purchase/expense cards./corporate credit cards.
2. If an automated business expense management is in place, what is the name of the system/card provider and the amount of cards currently in use?
3. If this on a contacted basis, please provide the contract end date.
4. The estimated (or actual) amount of spend (£) in business expenses either by department or as an overall total for the most recent financial year.
5. Name, position and email address of the staff or department responsible for reducing the carbon emissions (CO2) within the council as part of the overall strategy to achieve carbon neutrality.

I trust all is in order and thank you in advance for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Christopher Lehmann

FOI, South Ayrshire Council



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FOI, South Ayrshire Council

Good afternoon

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry which was given the above reference
number.

 

1. Name, position and email address of the staff responsible for the
council's staff purchase/expense cards./corporate credit cards.  

Tim Baulk, Head of Finance and ICT

Denise Love, Senior Accountant (Capital/Treasury)

 

2. If an automated business expense management is in place, what is the
name of the system/card provider and the amount of cards currently in
use? 

Credit Card provider - Lloyds Bank and 8 active cards for South Ayrshire
Council, 2 active cards for AVJB.

 

3. If this on a contacted basis, please provide the contract end date.  

N/A

 

4. The estimated (or actual) amount of spend (£) in business expenses
either by department or as an overall total for the most recent financial
year.  

SAC £230,336

AVJB £2,776

 

5. Name, position and email address of the staff or department responsible
for reducing the carbon emissions (CO2) within the council as part of the
overall strategy to achieve carbon neutrality.  

We have a Sustainable Design Officer post within PDS, part of the remit of
this post is to work with Council colleagues to reduce carbon emissions
and to develop design principles for low carbon buildings.  This post is
held by Paul Cassidy, [1][email address]

 

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Kind regards

Andrew

 

Information Governance | Chief Executive’s Office |
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| County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR |
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