Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0EU
Mr Nigel Cook
By email to: email@example.com
2 June 2023
Dear Mr Cook, Freedom of Information Request Reference FOI-1455197
Thank you for your request dated 15 May to the Department of Health and Social Care
(DHSC), a copy of which can be found in the accompanying annex.
Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).
DHSC does not hold the information you have requested.
A business case was not required for the payment of £1,200 to the NHS Confederation on
1 March 2023; this service was instead acquired via the Department’s existing contract
with the NHS Employers and NHS Confederation organisations.
Owing to the amount, subject and nature of payment, a formal business case was also not
required for the payment of £4,199 to C2E841801164P UKVI, although the payment was
subject to relevant governance approvals.
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Freedom of Information Team email@example.com
From: Mr Cook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: 15 May 2023 16:26
To: FreedomofInformation <email@example.com>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - DHSC payments by GPC over £500 for Jan
Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
I note the Departments Jan 2023 transparency publication of GPC payments over £500:
Under the Freedom of Information Act I write to request for:
1. A copy of the Business Case for the payment of £1,200 to the NHS Confederation.
2. A copy of the Business Case for the payment of £4,199 to C2E841801164P UKVI
Mr Nigel Cook
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