Dear Coventry City 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

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You have asked for data regarding Spend for Professional Services, however
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Q3)Between April 2019 and March 2020, which categories had the highest
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From: Daniel Smith <[FOI #699249 email]>
Sent: 15 October 2020 13:26
To: Information Governance <[email address]>
Subject: REQ07686 Freedom of Information request - Professional Services
Procurement Spend

 

Dear Coventry City 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

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Dear Information Governance,

Thank you for your reply,

By Professional Services I mean procurement of projects and consultancy through Statement of Work that is outside IR35, but excluding temporary agency staff.
In response to Q3
The value of any large projects that exceed 10m within all categories, for example housing, ICT, social care and education.

Please let me know if you need any further information

Yours sincerely,

Daniel Smith

Information Governance, Coventry City Council

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