Media subscriptions

Gavin Loader made this Freedom of Information request to Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Avon Fire and Rescue Service,

Which newspapers, magazines, journals & online subscriptions did the organisation procure or receive free during the year 16/17?

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Loader

Freedom of Information Act & Data Protection Requests, Avon Fire and Rescue

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Dear Mr Loader


I write in response to your request for information dated 15.01.2018
concerning Avon Fire & Rescue Service’s media subscriptions.


Your request for information has been dealt with under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and I can confirm that Avon Fire &
Rescue Service holds some of the information falling within the
description specified within your request for :


‘Which newspapers, magazines, journals & online subscriptions did the
organisation procure or receive free during the year 16/17?’

Please find a list of orders placed for 2016/17 for the account for ‘Books
& Publications’.  Please note that none of these are free. 


Please also note that staff may sign up to free online publications in
relation to their role from various providers, which we do not hold a
record of.


|Description |Supplier |
|Westlaw - IDS Employment Package. 12| |
|months subscription starting from 1 | |
|May 2016. |Thomson Reuters Professional UK Ltd|
|Annual Croner electronic web based | |
|service for the period 09/07/16 to | |
|08/07/17 |Wolters Kluwer (UK) Limited |
|Sprinkler Rules CD updates until | |
|March 2017 - Invoice 201 refers |Fire Protection Association (FPA) |
|01-50-0001 Emergency Response Guide | |
|2016 (10-20 books) - Quote HZL1159 |Hazmat LINK Ltd |
|Annual order-Fire Safety |Lexis Nexis Reed Elsevier (Uk) Ltd |
|Legislation: 01/04/2016 - 31/03/2017|T/A |
|BSRIA Maintenance Books |BSRIA Ltd |
|Annual order for newspapers, | |
|01/04/2016 - 31/03/2017 |Temple News |


FYI – AF&RS publish information on its spend (such as monthly invoices
over £500 and procurement card spend) via the website


I hope that you find the above information useful.


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Joanna Warren
Data Protection Co-ordinator (Mon-Thurs), Corporate Services
Avon Fire & Rescue Service
Telephone: 0117 926 2061 Extension: 302
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