Expenditure with local newspapers and media companies

GranthamChap made this Freedom of Information request to South Kesteven District Council

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Dear South Kesteven District Council,

Please supply a breakdown of expenditure with local media organisations, including newspapers, for the last 5 years. Please include date, value, details of expenditure as well as who authorised the payment.

Yours faithfully,

Mr P Richmond

Customer Services, South Kesteven District Council

Dear Mr Richmond

Freedom of Information Act 2000 Information Request

Reference No: 1141678

I acknowledge your request for information received into the Legal & Democratic Services on 22/11/2017.

Your request for information has been placed before:-

Assistant Director

Lucy Youles

Assistant Director Corporate

01476 406080 ext: 6105

[email address]

Service Manager(s)

Adrian Smith

Service Manager Reputation, Communications & Consultation

01476 406080

[email address]

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Grantham

Lincolnshire

NG31 6PZ

Telephone: 01476 406080

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Information Commissioner's Office

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Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

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Yours sincerely

Service Manager(s)

Adrian Smith

Service Manager Reputation, Communications & Consultation

01476 406080

[email address]

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Dear Mr Richmond

Freedom of Information Act 2000 Information Request

Reference No: 1141678

Please see attached spreadsheet in response to your recent Freedom of Information Request.

A large proportion of the spend with media outlets are public notices, which South Kesteven District Council has a statutory duty to publish. The values quoted are after any relevant discounts have been applied.

All payments are centrally authorised within the Communications department and within the appropriate departments budget.

If you have any other queries please contact us at:

Council Offices

St. Peters Hill

Grantham

Lincolnshire

NG31 6PZ

Telephone: 01476 406080

Further information is also available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Fax: 01625 524510

Website: www.ico.org.uk

The information contained in this e-mail along with any attachments may be confidential, legally privileged or otherwise protected from disclosure. It is intended for the named individual(s) or entity who is/are the only authorised recipient(s). If this message has reached you in error please notify the sender immediately and delete it without review.

Email is not secure and may contain viruses. We make every effort to ensure email is sent without viruses, but cannot guarantee this and recommends recipients take appropriate precautions. We may monitor email traffic data and content in accordance with our policies and English law.