Prompt Payment of Suppliers Invoices

Gavin Knox made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

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Dear Department for Communities and Local Government,

I am keen to have sight of any guidance the Department has issued to Local Authorities in England in relation to:

1) Prompt Payment of suppliers invoices (30 calendar days and 10 working days);
2) Reporting requirement relating to the Prompt Payment of suppliers invoices;
3) Becoming signatories of the Prompt Payment Code ( www.promptpaymentcode.org.uk )

I would ask that you provide copies of all documentation and or correspondence issued by the Department which is any way connected to the categories detailed above. Please acknowledge receipt of this Freedom of Information request.

Yours faithfully,

Gavin Knox

Ben Heathcote,

                            
Our reference: 1452865             Information request

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Dear Mr Knox
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for contacting us on 28 September 2015 requesting [...] sight of
any guidance the Department has issued to Local Authorities in England in
relation to

1) Prompt Payment of suppliers invoices (30 calendar days and 10 working
days);
2) Reporting requirement relating to the Prompt Payment of suppliers
invoices;
3) Becoming signatories of the Prompt Payment Code (
www.promptpaymentcode.org.uk )
 
I am dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and aim to send you a response by 26 October 2015.
 
If you have any questions, please ask by return email. Please leave the
subject line unchanged when replying, to make sure your email gets
straight to me.
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Ben Heathcote
Lead FOI Business Partner - Finance and Corporate Services
 
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

Ben Heathcote,

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Our reference: 1452865             Information request

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Dear Mr Knox
 
Thank you for your request for information concerning [...] sight of any
guidance the Department has issued to Local Authorities in England in
relation to

1) Prompt Payment of suppliers invoices (30 calendar days and 10 working
days);
2) Reporting requirement relating to the Prompt Payment of suppliers
invoices;
3) Becoming signatories of the Prompt Payment Code (
www.promptpaymentcode.org.uk ).
 
Unfortunately I am unable to provide all of this information. I have
attached my formal response which sets out the reasons for this, as well
as the information that I am able to provide.
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Ben Heathcote
Lead FOI Business Partner - Finance and Corporate Services
 
[email address]
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.

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