Dear Edge Hill University,

I would like to request further information about the University’s cleaning and security services.
Please can the University indicate whether either of their cleaning and security services are contracted out, or delivered in-house. If both or either service are contracted out, please provide the following details for each outsourced contract (in excel format):
• Contract name
• Contract start date
• Contract end date
• If there is the potential to extend the contract beyond the end date, and if so, by how many years
• Annual contract value
• Name of the current contractor
• The contact details of the person responsible for procuring the services

Yours faithfully,

A Schulten

foi, Edge Hill University

Good morning

Our reference: FOI192014472

Thank you for your recent correspondence requesting information relating to Edge Hill University. Your request was received in our offices on 2nd May 2020 and is being processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Under the Act, the University is required to provide you with a response within 20 working days however during this pandemic period it may take longer than usual to respond to your request. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.

The Freedom of Information Act includes a number of exemptions to releasing information. Some of these are qualified exemptions, which require us to consider whether it is in the public interest to disclose or withhold the information.

If you have any queries regarding this request, please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting the above reference number in all future correspondence.

Kind regards
Nicole Hughes
Edge Hill University

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foi, Edge Hill University

Good afternoon

Our reference: FOI192014472

Many thanks for your email below. I can confirm it has now been processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that both Security and Cleaning are delivered in-house by Edge Hill University.

We trust that this information fully answers your request, however if you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review, quoting the above reference number in all communications. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to: Dr C Hutchinson-Howorth, Director of Strategic Planning at the University.

If you are not content with the outcome of your review you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner requesting he review our decision. You must submit your complaint in writing to the Commissioner within six months of receiving the response to review letter. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Kind regards

Nicole Hughes
Edge Hill University

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