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Please tell us how much the City of Edinburgh Council spent on the purchase of bottled water in the last financial year?

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 - PROVISION OF INFORMATION

Thank you for your request for information. I have dealt with this in accordance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and enclose the information you requested.

Question: Please tell us how much the City of Edinburgh Council spent on the purchase of bottled water in the last financial year.

Answer: The City of Edinburgh Council spent £10,626.04 on bottled water from January 2008 to December 2008.

For further information on the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, please phone us on 0131 200 2340 or visit our Website at www.edinburgh.gov.uk/foi.

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Mike Peterson
Head of Payments & Procurement Services

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See Also:

Leeds City Council wasted £76,600 on Bottled Water in 2008/9:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/bo...

Birmingham City Council, they spent over fifty three thousand pounds on bottled water in a year:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/bo...

Fife Council spent £34,349.22 on bottled water in a year:
http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/bo...

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