Dear Ards and North Down Borough Council,

I would ask that you provide the following:

1. A copy of the (i) Payment Clauses, (ii) Invoice Validation/Verification Clauses and (iii) Invoice Dispute Resolution Clauses contained within Council’s Standard Procurement Contract,
2. A copy of the Council’s Standard Terms and Conditions for the supply of goods and services,
3. A copy of Council’s Disputed Invoice Register/Ledger for the current financial year.
4. A link or links to the prompt payment performance statistics for financial years 2020/21 & Quarters 1& 2 of 2021/22. ( Guidance on publication of prompt payment performance statistics is contained within Circular LG19/2016 ).

Please acknowledge receipt of this information request.

Yours faithfully,

Ed Ward-Robb

FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr Ward-Robb,

We acknowledge receipt of your email dated 31 October 2021 to Ards and North Down Borough Council, received on 1 November.

We confirm your request for information regarding prompt payment reporting will be processed as a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Accordingly, you will receive the information you have requested within 20 working days of the date of receipt of your request by the Council unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason to withhold all or part of the information requested. Council will write to you in any event.

For further information in relation to the Freedom of Information Act we would refer you to the Information Commissioner's Office website, www.ico.org.uk

If you wish to discuss the above, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Regards,

FOI Team
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
Bangor
BT20 4BT
Tel: 0300 013 3333

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FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr Ward-Robb,

 

We refer to the above matter and write further to our acknowledgement
email of 1^st November 2021.

 

Your request has been processed by Ards and North Down Borough Council in
accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and please see the
Council’s response below.

 

 1. A copy of  the (i) Payment Clauses, (ii) Invoice
Validation/Verification  Clauses and (iii) Invoice Dispute Resolution
Clauses contained within  Council’s Standard Procurement Contract,

 

Please see weblinks below to the Council’s two Standard Contracts.

 

[1]ANDBC_Services_Contracts_Terms_and_Conditions.pdf
(ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk)

 

[2]ANDBC_Goods_and_Supplies_Contracts_Terms_and_Conditions.pdf
(ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk)

 

 2. A copy of the Council’s Standard Terms and Conditions for the supply
of goods and services, Please refer to weblinks provided in response
to Question 1.

 

 3. A copy of Council’s Disputed Invoice Register/Ledger for the current
financial year. The Council does not hold a Disputed Invoice Register
/ Ledger.

 

 4. A link or links to the prompt payment performance statistics for
financial years 2020/21 & Quarters 1& 2 of 2021/22. (Guidance  on
publication of prompt payment performance statistics is contained
within Circular LG19/2016 ).

 

Please see weblink below:

 

[3]https://www.ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk/abou...

 

Should you require clarification on any part of this response, please do
not hesitate to contact us.

 

We trust this is of assistance. However, should you be unhappy with the
response you may request an Internal Review by contacting
[4][Ards and North Down Borough Council request email]. Please note that requests for Internal
Reviews must be submitted within two months from the date of this
response. Further information on the Internal Review process is available
on the Council’s website.  In the event you are unhappy with the outcome
of any Internal Review conducted by Council you may apply to the
Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a review of our response.
Please note that the ICO generally expects Internal Reviews to be
completed prior to reviewing the decisions of public bodies.

 

Regards,

 

FOI Team

Ards and North Down Borough Council

Town Hall

The Castle

Bangor

BT20 4BT

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