Professional Services Procurement Spend

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Dear South Kesteven District Council,

I am writing to ask that you please provide me with the spend for your Professional Services procurement at the Authority, by which I mean the procurement of projects and consultancy through Statement of Work excluding temporary agency staff.

• What have you spent on Professional Services over the last 12 months?
• What did the authority spend on professional Services Between April 2019 and March 2020?
• Between April 2019 and March 2020, which categories had the highest level of spend throughout that period?
• Has the authority planned any large construction-based projects over the next two years?
• If you have got construction projects planned, please could you provide project details, budget and timeframes?
• What is the Councils current process to engage with professional service providers? Please could you provide details of the process and name third parties if they are being used.

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Smith

Customer Services, South Kesteven District Council

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Customer Services, South Kesteven District Council

Dear Mr Smith,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request

Reference No: 1909461

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The information you requested is as follows:

Request Summary

Professional Services can be found on the published transparency information for spend over £250 under D605 Consultancy. Link to transparency pages on website http://www.southkesteven.gov.uk/index.as...

Any large construction-based projects can be found within the capital programmes in the Budget report which was approved by Full Council on 2 March 2020 for 2020/21

Link to meeting reports http://moderngov.southkesteven.gov.uk/ie...

Guidance on our current process to engage with professional service provider can be found at http://www.southkesteven.gov.uk/index.as...

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact:

[South Kesteven District Council request email]

Further information about freedom of information is also available from the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

Website: www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely

FOI Team

SKDC

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