BBC Food, Drinks and refreshment expenses

Sean Moran made this Freedom of Information request to British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act please provide the following information for each of the last ten years:

1. How much has the BBC spent on expenses for staff to cover food, drink and other refreshments in each year?

2. What was the cost of the fifty most expensive bottles of wine or champagne in each year? And please name each bottle individually.

3. What was the cost of the fifty most expensive meals bought by BBC staff on expenses in each year? Please name each restaurant/hotel individually.

Please provide these figures and information for each of the last ten years broken down by year.

Yours faithfully,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Moran,

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 17th January 2014. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20140090.

Kind regards

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2 B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

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Dear Mr Moran

 

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20140090

 

 

Yours sincerely,

The Information Policy and Complaince Team

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

BC2B6, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

Fax: 020 8008 2398

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

OK I'll narrow the request to the last three financial years.

Yours sincerely,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Moran

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, as detailed in your email below. Your request was received on 25 January 2014. We will deal with your request as promptly as possible, and at the latest within 20 working days. If you have any queries about your request, please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your request is RFI20140257

Kind regards

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

BBC Freedom of Information
BC2B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane
London W12 7TP

www.bbc.co.uk/foi
Email: [BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882
Fax: 020 8008 2398

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

Please let me know why there is a delay with my request.

Yours sincerely,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Moran

 

Freedom of Information request – RFI20140257

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the
Act”) dated 25 January 2014.

 

I apologise but we are currently not in a position to respond to your
request.

 

I sincerely apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may
cause you.  I would like to take this opportunity to assure you that your
request is a priority as it is late.

 

Kind regards,

The Information Policy & Compliance Team

 

 

 

 

 

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Dear FOI Enquiries,

Can you please hurry up with my request.

Yours sincerely,

Sean Moran

Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of British Broadcasting Corporation's handling of my FOI request 'BBC Food, Drinks and refreshment expenses'.

This is a reasonable request for information of great public interest considering the BBC's massive budget of Licence Fee payers' money so please answer it.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/b...

Yours faithfully,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Moran,

 

Please find attached the response to your request for information,
reference RFI20140257. We apologise for the delay in issuing this response
to you and we accept that we have failed to meet the statutory 20-day
deadline on this occasion; we would also like to apologise for any
inconvenience caused by the delay.

 

 

Yours sincerely,

The Information Policy and Complaince Team

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

BC2B6, Broadcast Centre

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TP, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2882

Fax: 020 8008 2398

 

 

 

 

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Dear British Broadcasting Corporation,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of British Broadcasting Corporation's handling of my FOI request 'BBC Food, Drinks and refreshment expenses'.

This is a valid request for information which should be very easy to retrieve so please supply it.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/b...

Yours faithfully,

Sean Moran

FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Moran,

We have received your request for an internal review relating to RFI20140090. The information you requested was about expemses on food, drinks and refreshments. Your request for an internal review was received on 8th March 2014. We shall deal with the review as promptly as possible and, at the latest, within 30 working days. If you have any queries please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your internal review is IR2014012

BBC Information Policy and Compliance
BC2B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane,
London, W12 7TP

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foi/
Email: [BBC request email]
Tel: 020 8008 2883
Fax: 020 8008 2398

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

Dear Mr Moran,

We have received your request for an internal review relating to RFI20140257. The information you requested was relating to food, drinks and refreshment expenses. Your request for an internal review was received 1 March 2014. We shall deal with the review as promptly as possible and, at the latest, within 30 working days. If you have any queries please contact us at the address below.

The reference number for your internal review is IR2014013

BBC Information Policy and Compliance
BC2B6, Broadcast Centre
201 Wood Lane,
London, W12 7TP

Website: www.bbc.co.uk/foi/
Email: [BBC request email]
Tel: 020 8008 2883
Fax: 020 8008 2398

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Dear Mr Moran,

 

Please find attached the response to your request for an Internal Review,
reference IR2014012

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

Room 2252, White City

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TS, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2883

Fax: 020 8008 2398

 

 

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FOI Enquiries, British Broadcasting Corporation

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Dear Mr Moran,

 

Please find attached the response to your request for an Internal Review,
reference IR2014013

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

BBC Information Policy and Compliance

Room 2252, White City

201 Wood Lane

London W12 7TS, UK

 

Website: [1]www.bbc.co.uk/foi

Email: [2]mailto:[BBC request email]

Tel: 020 8008 2883

Fax: 020 8008 2398

 

 

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