Printing Consumables

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Dear Merseyside Police,

To Whom it may concern;
Please can you assist me through the Freedom of Information in providing the following information please:
All of the following questions relate to desktop printer, Multi-function devices, Large format printers and any Print room facility that you have.
1. Who is the main supplier (s) of print consumables (Toner, spares, etc.)?
2. Is the above supplier, providing you with Manufacturer original Consumables or Reman?
3. What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the last year within your organisation?
4. Are these print consumables included in the managed print contract, procured on a transactional basis or through any separate contract?
5. What Framework (if any) do you use for your print consumables (toners, inks)
6. Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?
7. The named person and their role in your organization in charge of procurement for Print supplies (toner and ink)

Yours faithfully,

Jack Butter

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Dear Applicant

Response Letter - FOI Application CC2019/0970 (please quote in all
correspondence)

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by Merseyside Police on Thursday 25th July 2019 . I note that you seek
access to the following information:

Who is the main supplier (s) of print consumables (Toner, spares, etc.)?
Is the above supplier, providing you with Manufacturer original
Consumables or Reman?
What is the approximate spend on printers and consumables during the last
year within your organisation?
Are these print consumables included in the managed print contract,
procured on a transactional basis or through any separate contract?
What Framework (if any) do you use for your print consumables (toners,
inks)
Which procurement route or framework was used to procure this service?
The named person and their role in your organization in charge of
procurement for Print supplies (toner and ink)
Following receipt of your request searches were conducted within
Merseyside Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can
confirm that the information that you requested is held by Merseyside
Police.

To locate the information relevant to your request, searches were
conducted
The searches located the records relevant to your request.

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you. Please
find attached my full Response Table.

<<attach response table>>

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Mr C Collins
Disclosure Analyst
FOI Team
Data Access Unit
Merseyside Police
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E-mail: [Merseyside Police request email]

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