Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,
Thank you for publishing your spend data here: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/wirral_expen.... However, I notice that you haven't published any spending data since July.
I'd like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act for all transactions over £500 from August to December 2017. Please provide the data in a machine readable format (preferably csv). As a minimum, please make sure to include the date, value and recipient of each transaction. Please also provide details on the procurement category of each transaction if you have it.
Your team may also be interested in the guidance on producing spending data:
For the avoidance of doubt, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act. I await your response within 20 working days.
Dear Ms McNally
Thank you for your correspondence regarding publication of expenditure
over £500. Please be advised that the requested information from August -
December 2017 is now available on data.gov.uk at:
Your request is therefore refused under Section 21 of the Freedom of
Information Act, ‘information reasonably accessible by other means’. You
have the right under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to
ask for an internal review of the refusal of the information requested.
Please direct any request for an internal review to
[Wirral Borough Council request email] and your request will be allocated for
If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of an internal review you also
have the right to complain to the information Commissioner, at this link
We trust that you find this information of assistance.
Senior Information Management Officer
Business Services - Digital
Tel: 0151 691 8201
[Wirral Borough Council request email]
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