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To the information officer,

I am emailing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. My request relates to alternative delivery models used by the council as of September 17, 2019. Specifically, can you list:

(1) All Local Authority Trading Companies owned by the authority, including the following details:
(a)The name of the company
(b)Company number
(c) Date of incorporation
(d)Services provided/purpose

(2) All Public Service Mutuals (PSM) connected to the authority, including the following details:
(a) The name of the PSM
(b) The date it was created
(c) Any other stakeholders formally involved
(d) Services provided/purpose

(3) All outsourced services, including the following details:
(a) The name of the service
(b) The date on which it was outsourced
(c) The organisation(s) that operates the contract
(d) The length of the contract
(e) The annual cost to the council of the contract

(4) All joint ventures entered into by the authority, including the following details:
(a)The name of the venture
(b)The date on which it began
(c) The other organisation(s) involved
(d) The services provided/purpose

I would like the responses in Excel format with the questions and sub-questions as column headers.

For definitions of the above terms, please see the guidance 'Alternative Delivery Models Explained' issued by the Government on 28 March 2017 (https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...)

If you need clarification please contact me at this email address. Under your section 16 duty to provide advice and assistance I would expect you to contact me if you find this request unmanageable in any way before the 20th working day.

I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Thank you for your time,

Gareth Davies

foi BDC, Bromsgrove District Council

Our Reference: 8053

 

Dear Mr Davies,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information.

 

Your request is being dealt with in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act.  We will respond by 15 October 2019 at the latest.

 

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Bromsgrove District & Redditch Borough Councils

Tel: 01527 881661

Email: [2][email address]

Bromsgrove District Council Redditch Borough Council

Parkside, Town Hall,

Market Street, Walter Stranz Square,

Bromsgrove, Redditch,

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foi BDC, Bromsgrove District Council

Our Reference: 8053

 

Dear Mr Davies,

 

Thank you for your recent Information request. I can now offer you the
following information:

 

 

I am emailing to request the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. My request relates to alternative delivery models
used by the council as of September 17, 2019. Specifically, can you list:

 

(1) All Local Authority Trading Companies owned by the authority,
including the following details: None

(a)The name of the company

(b)Company number

(c) Date of incorporation

(d)Services provided/purpose

 

(2) All Public Service Mutuals (PSM) connected to the authority, including
the following details: None

(a) The name of the PSM

(b) The date it was created

(c) Any other stakeholders formally involved

(d) Services provided/purpose

 

(3) All outsourced services, including the following details:

(a) The name of the service - Bromsgrove Sport and Leisure Centre

(b) The date on which it was outsourced -  November 2017

(c) The organisation(s) that operates the contract - Everyone Active
(Sport and Leisure Management)

(d) The length of the contract - 22 years

(e) The annual cost to the council of the contract Not yet known

 

 

(4) All joint ventures entered into by the authority, including the
following details: None

(a)The name of the venture

(b)The date on which it began

(c) The other organisation(s) involved

(d) The services provided/purpose

 

 

 

I hope this resolves your enquiry and that you are satisfied with the
response.

 

However, if you are dissatisfied with the way your request has been
handled, you have the right to request an internal review within 40 days
of the date of our response.

 

If you are still dissatisfied following a review by the Council, you have
the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. You can contact the
Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone 01625 545 700

[1]https://ico.org.uk/

 

Regards,

Nicola Brothwell

Mon - Information Management all day

Tues – Info Mgmt 9-1, Legal 1:30 – 5

Wed – Legal all day

Thurs - Tues – Info Mgmt 9-1:30, Legal 2:00 – 5

Fri - Tues – Info Mgmt 9-1, Legal 1:30 – 5

 

Information Support Officer, Business Development

Bromsgrove District & Redditch Borough Councils

Tel: 01527 881661

Email: [2][email address]

Bromsgrove District Council Redditch Borough Council

Parkside, Town Hall,

Market Street, Walter Stranz Square,

Bromsgrove, Redditch,

Worcestershire B61 8DA Worcestershire B98 8AH

[3]www.bromsgrove.gov.uk [4]www.redditchbc.gov.uk

   

View our privacy and fair processing notices –

Redditch:

[5]http://www.redditchbc.gov.uk/council/cor...

Bromsgrove:

[6]http://www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/council/cor...

 

 

 

 

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