Common Purpose - Expenditure and invoices

John Walker made this Freedom of Information request to Improvement and Development Agency for local government

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please detail total expenditure by your organisation on Common Purpose courses for each of the following years: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 to date.

Please also supply a copy of the invoice for each Common Purpose course paid for by your organisation.

By "Common Purpose", I mean the training organisation of that name: http://www.commonpurpose.org/home.aspx

Yours faithfully,

John Walker

Dear Sir or Madam,

I should be grateful for the courtesy of a reply to this request.

Yours sincerely,

John Walker

Improvement and Development Agency for local government

Hi John

What is your request?

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Emma
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IDeA

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Dear Sir or Madam,

My request is here:

http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/15...

Sent: 29 July 2008

Please detail total expenditure by your organisation on Common Purpose courses for each of the following years: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 to date.

Please also supply a copy of the invoice for each Common Purpose course paid for by your organisation.

By "Common Purpose", I mean the training organisation of that name: http://www.commonpurpose.org/home.aspx

Yours sincerely,

John Walker

Improvement and Development Agency for local government

The email below was sent to your email address twice yesterday

"Mr Walker

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request made on the 29th July
2008. We are due to respond today to this, but we are still collating
the information you have asked for. We estimate we will have this for
you within 2 working days

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Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)"

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Improvement and Development Agency for local government

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Thank you for your request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on Tuesday 29th July. Please note that the IDeA is not covered by the provisions of the Act, but we always try to deal with such requests in the spirit of the legislation.

We have considered your request for details of the total IDeA expenditure on Common Purpose courses from the years 1997-2008 inclusive, including all associated documentation. A search of our records from 1997 has revealed that the IDeA has spent £93,177.50 on Common Purpose training courses. An Excel spreadsheet is attached showing each total and the year invoiced. Copies of the invoices (with personal data redacted in line with the Data Protection Act 1998) are also attached.

Please note that the IDeA has spent £56.07 in costs attributed to retrieving copies of the invoices you have requested.

Kind Regards

Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)

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