EA payments to external suppliers (including consultants)

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Rob Millington

Dear Environment Agency,

I am interested in financial expenditure at the Environment Agency. I would like a summary of the amounts paid out by the Environment Agency per annum, per supplier, including expenditure on external consultants.

By way of clarification:

1. I want the information in electronic format.
2. I require only the total paid per supplier.
3. I would like to include any amounts paid as grants as well as for goods and services supplied.
4. I would like the information separately for each of the last three financial years if possible. Otherwise the information for the most recent year available will be acceptable.
6. For each supplier I require the following information - Name, postcode, amount paid.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Millington

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NE-Templeborough-Freedom-Of-Information, Environment Agency

Dear Rob

Thank you for the query that you submitted to enquiries relating
to financial expenditure.

This has been logged as a Freedom of Information request, your reference
number is FOI 1237.

We received your request on 10th June, we aim to respond to you within 20
working days as per the Environment Agency Customer Charter (deadline 8th
July).

Kind regards

Linda

Freedom of Information Team

National Customer Contact Centre

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Lane, Melanie, Environment Agency

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Dear Mr Millington

I am able to provide the following information in response to your request
dated 10th June 2010.

The names of and total amount spen td with all suppliers who have been
paid through our purchase order system for the last three financial years.
Because of the way in which hold the data, these lists do not contain
the supplier post code. I can however provide you with a list of our
suppliers and postcode information in a separate file, see attached.

In addition to our Purchase order spend, approximately 10% of our total
expenditure is paid for by with the Government Procurement Card (GPC).
Most transactions are for very small amounts and there
are circa 500,000 transactions each year. We do hold this information,
however extracting and presenting it in the form that you require would be
a major task, which may exceed the time and cost limits set out in the
Act. What I have provided is the details of supplier spend over
£100k using GPC for the last three financial years.

I trust this satisfies your FOI request, if you have any further queries
please come back to me.

Kind regards

Melanie Lane

Procurement Strategy Manager

Tel - 07884 118666
The most Sustainable purchase is an Avoided purchase

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