Delivering Goods and Services

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Dear Westminster City Council,

Please supply me with the following statistics for your Council for Goods and Services procurement where 'goods' are tangible products such as pens or computers, generally known as supplies; 'works' are "the construction or demolition of buildings, both residential and non-residential, repair to the fabric of these buildings, construction of roads, bridges, tunnels, and the installation of gas, electric, and plumbing services" and 'services' are the provision of an intangible product such as care or refuse collection, whether it is carried out internally or externally. The following payments should be INCLUDED: Goods, Services, Works, Care, other non-Local Authority public bodies (e.g. NHS, HM Courts), outside Borough schools, colleges, universities. The following payments should be EXCLUDED: foster carer payments; payments to pension funds; payments to other local authorities for placement of clients or other non-commercial activities; payments to individuals for expenses, insurance settlements, council tax refunds, NNDR refunds; Benefits payments personal budgets, transfer payments and investments.

The figures should cover (unless stated) the period 1st April 2016 to the 31st March 2017.
1. Total value of Goods and Services acquired by the council from third party suppliers.
2. The total number of invoices for goods and services paid by the council during the period 1st April 2016 to the 31st March 2017 whether or not the supplier was contracted to the council or the holder of a framework contract.
3. Council’s net revenue budget.
4. Cost of procurement management (Total cost of procurement function (staff salaries, on-costs, share of central recharges, dedicated system costs, contracted third party support costs) for a given period).
5. The total number of suppliers (contracted or not) that received a payment for Goods or services.
6. The total value of Goods and Services spent with suppliers who are defined as a Small and Medium Enterprise according to the DfTI definition.
7. Total population of council's area.
8. The total value of third party spend acquired by electronic orders (i.e. over the internet, it does not include procurement cards, telephone or fax orders).
9. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March 2017.
10. The total number of contract managers named on the council contract register as at 31 March 2017.
11. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March 2017 with formalised and active contract management (Formalised contract management is viewed as regular, recorded and communicated processes for reviewing progress, issues, performance, outputs and outcomes including remedial action linked to contract terms by a responsible individual or individuals or teams that is active).
12. Total Number of Contracts awarded by the Council.
13. Total number of contract awards by the council that have been challenged by an unsuccessful tenderer.
14. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March 2017 with ongoing improvement clauses (improved performance over the life of the contract or reduced pricing).

Yours faithfully,

phil spring

Multi Department Request, Westminster City Council

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Our reference: 5714633

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Dear Mr Spring
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 15 June
2017.
 
Request summary
Dear Westminster City Council,

Please supply me with the following statistics for your Council for Goods
and Services procurement where 'goods' are tangible products such as pens
or computers, generally known as supplies; 'works' are "the construction
or demolition of buildings, both residential and non-residential, repair
to the fabric of these buildings, construction of roads, bridges, tunnels,
and the installation of gas, electric, and plumbing services" and
'services' are the provision of an intangible product such as care or
refuse collection, whether it is carried out internally or externally. The
following payments should be INCLUDED: Goods, Services, Works, Care, other
non-Local Authority public bodies (e.g. NHS, HM Courts), outside Borough
schools, colleges, universities. The following payments should be
EXCLUDED: foster carer payments; payments to pension funds; payments to
other local authorities for placement of clients or other non-commercial
activities; payments to individuals for expenses, insurance settlements,
council tax refunds, NNDR refunds; Benefits payments personal budgets,
transfer payments and investments.

The figures should cover (unless stated) the period 1st April 2016 to the
31st March 2017.

1. Total value of Goods and Services acquired by the council from third
party suppliers.

2. The total number of invoices for goods and services paid by the council
during the period 1st April 2016 to the 31st March 2017 whether or not the
supplier was contracted to the council or the holder of a framework
contract.

3. Council's net revenue budget.

4. Cost of procurement management (Total cost of procurement function
(staff salaries, on-costs, share of central recharges, dedicated system
costs, contracted third party support costs) for a given period).

5. The total number of suppliers (contracted or not) that received a
payment for Goods or services.

6. The total value of Goods and Services spent with suppliers who are
defined as a Small and Medium Enterprise according to the DfTI definition.

7. Total population of council's area.

8. The total value of third party spend acquired by electronic orders
(i.e. over the internet, it does not include procurement cards, telephone
or fax orders).

9. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March
2017.

10. The total number of contract managers named on the council contract
register as at 31 March 2017.

11. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March
2017 with formalised and active contract management (Formalised contract
management is viewed as regular, recorded and communicated processes for
reviewing progress, issues, performance, outputs and outcomes including
remedial action linked to contract terms by a responsible individual or
individuals or teams that is active).

12. Total Number of Contracts awarded by the Council.

13. Total number of contract awards by the council that have been
challenged by an unsuccessful tenderer.

14. The total number of contracts held by the council as at the 31st March
2017 with ongoing improvement clauses (improved performance over the life
of the contract or reduced pricing).

Yours faithfully,
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000
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requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
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Yours sincerely
 
Westminster City Council
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Dear Westminster City Council,

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

I am writing to request an internal review of Westminster City Council's handling of my FOI request 'Delivering Goods and Services'.

The response is long overdue.

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

Yours faithfully,

phil spring

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