15 February 2021
Dear Mr M Varns,
REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
Further to your enquiry, which we received on 18 January 2021, you requested the following
information: We would be grateful if you could help in answering our request for information for
the following questions; answering for A-F on questions 1-8.
a) Photocopiers/MFDs (Multi-Functional Devise)
c) Print room / reprographic
Q1. Please name all the IT resellers that you have contacts with and buy from.
Q2. What is the length of the contracts, more specifically their end date, with the
named IT resellers in question 1.
Q3. What year and month is the next hardware refresh due?
Q4. Please name the number of devices deployed by University?
Q5. In reply to question 4, which department/facility are those located?
Q6. Please name the brand and model of the devices mentioned and the spend for
Q7. Details on how these were procured. i.e. By Framework i. Procurement method ii.
If Framework, please state which one.
Q8. Do you normally purchase equipment as services or as a capital?
Q9. What is your annual print/copy volume and spend?
Q10. Who is the person(s) within your organization responsible for the MFD's, print
hardware, and supplies contract(s)? Please provide their title and their contact details.
Q11. Who is responsible for purchasing end user devices such as laptops, desktops,
displays and accessories? Please provide their title, and their contact details.
Please find attached a spreadsheet containing all of the information you requested.
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide you with the spend for each product under section
43 of the Freedom of Information Act as this would prejudice commercial interests and is
therefore exempt from release.
If you are dissatisfied with our response you have the right to appeal in line with guidance
from the Information Commissioner:
In the first instance you may write to the Chief Executive Officer of this Trust
• Anthony Marsh
Tel: 01384 215555
The Chief Executive Officer will then appoint a nominated deputy to oversee and respond to
the appeal with their approval.
Should you disagree with the contents of this letter you have the right to appeal to the
Information Commissioner at:
• Information Commissioner’s Office,
Tel: 0303 123 1113 www.ico.org.uk
If you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Freedom of Information Officer