Newspaper purchases

Ian Lewis made this Freedom of Information request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

Please advise which newspapers have been purchased by Wirral Council (for libraries, the Press Office, Councillors/Political Groups and any other department) over the last 12 months and what the total spend has been.

Yours faithfully,

Ian Lewis

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Afternoon


Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information
Act. Please find Wirral Borough Council’s response below.


Newspapers purchased for Councillors


·         Liverpool Echo

·         Financial Times


Newspapers purchased for Press Office


·         Liverpool Echo

·         Liverpool Post (prior to discontinuation in Dec. 2013)


Newspapers purchased for Libraries


·         Chester Chronicle
·         Daily Express
·         Daily Express (Sat)
·         Daily Mail
·         Daily Mail (Sat)
·         Daily Mirror
·         Daily Mirror (Sat)
·         Daily Telegraph
·         Daily Telegraph (Sat)
·         Daily Telegraph (Sun)
·         Financial Times
·         Financial Times (Sat)
·         Guardian
·         Guardian (Sat)
·         Observer
·         I
·         I (Sat)
·         Independent
·         Independent (Sat)
·         Independent (Sun)
·         Jobs North West
·         Liverpool Echo
·         Liverpool Echo (Sat)
·         Liverpool Post (prior to discontinuation in
Dec. 2013)
·         Mail on Sunday
·         Times
·         Times (Sat)
·         Times (Sun)
·         Times Education Supplement
·         Times Literary Supplement


Please find details of the total cost below.


Councillors  £     530.75
Press & PR  £     656.00
Libraries  £33,320.11
Total  £34,506.86


I hope this information is of interest to you.


Kind regards,


Sent on behalf of


Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Transformation and Resources

Wirral Council


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