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Dear Gravesham Borough Council,

Please can you assist me through the Freedom of Information in providing the following information please:

1. Please state the number of printers currently within the organization, including MFD´s & photocopiers.
2. What percentage of your fleet is in colour vs mono?
3. In terms of useage, what is your monthly page volumes?
4. Who are the main manufacturers for the printers (hardware)?
5. Who are the main supplier(s) of print consumables (Toner, spares, etc)?
6. What are the start and end dates for the print support contract(s) if applicable?
7. What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the last year?
8. What is the length of the MFD contract(s)?
9. What is the approximate spend on MFD’s and consumables during the last full year?
10. What are the start and end dates for the managed print contract in your organization (if applicable)?
11. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?
12. The named person and their role in your organization is in charge of the procurement for printing and any managed print contracts.

Yours faithfully,

R Malhotra

Freedom, Gravesham Borough Council

Dear Stuart,

Please find below a request for information that, following our
assessment, we believe involves your directorate. The request has been
logged with reference number IR3461.  An acknowledgment of receipt of the
request has been sent to the customer.

It is possible this request may require input from more than one
directorate, where this is the case, please would the appropriate lead
Director make it known to the others involved and the Freedom mailbox that
they will be coordinating the response.

Depending on the nature of this request it will be necessary to deal with
it using one or more of the following:

1.    Freedom of Information Act 2000

2.    Environmental Information Regulations 2004 or

3.    Data Protection Act 1998

If it is either 1 or 2 you must respond within twenty working days and,
therefore, the closing date for this request will be 15 August 2017.

However, if the customer has requested personal information about
themselves, or on behalf of someone else, the request should be dealt with
under the Data Protection Act 1998 as a Subject Access Request (SAR). The
closing date for SARs is 40 calendar days following receipt of payment of
the fee, please advise the Freedom mailbox of this date as soon as is

Please ensure your response is sent using the draft template and finished
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I trust this information is to your satisfaction, however, if you are
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for an internal review. 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: Information Governance Manager, Civic
Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1AU., or email
[1][Gravesham Borough Council request email].

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9

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Additionally, please would you ensure that all responses to the customer
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Information Asset Owner or Data Protection Representative. Should this not
resolve your concerns please contact Gayle Jones, Information Governance

Yours sincerely,


Customer Services Officer

On behalf of Freedom of Information

Gravesham Borough Council

Tel: 01474 33 70 00

Email: [2][email address]

Gravesham Borough Council – Delivering for the Community


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Walsh, Simon, Gravesham Borough Council

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Dear Sir/Madam


Please find attached response from Gravesham Borough Council.


Kind regards


Simon Walsh

Digital Communications and Elections Manager

Gravesham Borough Council

Tel: 01474 33 78 96

Email: [1][email address]

Gravesham Borough Council – Delivering for the Community



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