Transactions over £25,000 from February 2022
Spend Network made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Dear Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust,
Thank you for publishing your spend data here: https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/about-us/trust... . However, I notice that you haven't published any spending data since January 2022.
We understand that due to the COVID-19 pandemic it may not have been a priority to publish your spending data. However, we strongly believe that the spending data is critical to understanding how Government functions and this data is vital for our work. We would be extremely grateful if you could update this information as soon as reasonably possible.
I'd like to make a request under the Freedom of Information act for all transactions over £25,000 from February 2022 to at most a month in arrears from the date at which you publish in response to this request.
Please provide the data in a machine readable format (preferably csv). As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it.
Your team may also be interested in the guidance on producing spending data:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio.... This letter makes it clear that this guidance applies to the NHS: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/sy....
For the avoidance of doubt, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act. I await your response within 20 working days.
Dear Anna Pongracz
Thank you for your request for information regarding Trust Spend. Your
request was received on 28/05/2022 and I am dealing with it under the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
the Trust does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to be
withheld. I will write to you in any event.
Accessibility requirements: If you have any requirements regarding the
format any information should be supplied in, e.g. the language to be
used, audio, large print, verbal explanation and so on, then please let me
If you have any queries or concerns then please do not hesitate to contact
me. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe
House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or
01625 54 57 45 or www.ico.gov.uk
Trust FOI Officer
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust
50 Summer Hill Road
Tel: 0121 301 1370
e-mail: [Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Dear Anna Pongracz
Thank you for your request for information received on the : 28/05/2022.
We have considered your request and can provide the following information in the document attached.
If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to request a review of our decision, you should write to the Freedom of Information Officer, BSMHFT, 50 Summer Hill Road, Birmingham, B1 3RB, or e-mail [Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust request email]
If you are not content with the outcome of your review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by our trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:
Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 or www.ico.gov.uk
We are always interested in improving our services. To give us feedback regarding your experience with the Freedom of information office, please visit: http://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/about-us/inform...
Dear BIRMINGHAM AND SOLIHULL MENTAL HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST,
Thank you very much for your kind answer. I appreciate your cooperation!
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