Dear Brighton and Hove City Council,
Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide the following information:
• What have you spent on Temporary Staffing over the last 12 months?
• What model are you using to manage your temporary staffing spend (i.e. Master Vendor, Neutral Vendor, PSL)?
• Are you using a provider to manage your spend, if so, which provider?
• If you are using a provider, when is your contract due to expire?
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