Emergency Services Show Hospitality

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Dear Her Majesty's Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services for Scotland,

Emergency Services Show - Hospitality to Chief Inspector or any staff or staff on secondment to HM Fire Service Inspectorate.

The following request for information is made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

It is understood that commercial providers of goods and equipment to fire and rescue services are offering hospitality to Fire Service and also HM Fire Service Inspectorate staff during the period of the Emergency Services Show (ESS) at the NEC, 7-8 September 2021.

Please provide the following information regarding invitations to hospitality events whilst attending the ESS. Such hospitality is understood to include: lunches/dinners, hotels, transport costs, golf sessions etc

1) what invitations have been received by commercial companies for any of your staff to attended hospitality events funded by the company during the period of the above Emergency Services Show?

2) what invitations referred to in 1 above have been accepted by any of your staff?

3) please provide the name of the commercial company and the hospitality event to which each invitation relates to?

4) what is the estimated individual value of each hospitality event to which any staff of HM FSI have been invited to participate in?

5) please provide a copy of your receipt of hospitality policy.

Yours faithfully,

Jamal Sarbin

HM Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services for Scotland

Our Reference: 202100239141
Your Reference: Emergency Services Show Hospitality

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