Dear Bexley Borough Council,
I am interested in the amounts paid by each school in Bexley
LEA to third parties in relation to temporary agency staffing cover. My
hope is to receive an electronic breakdown of amounts paid
through the department's purchase ledger by school from September 2011 to December 2011.
Please can you supply the following information in an excel spreadsheet format:-
School Name – URN or DFE number – agency/supplier name – total amount paid
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Dear Ms Walker,
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
I acknowledge your request for information received on 13th January 2012.
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Dear Amanda Walker
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Temporary agency spend for schools -
our reference 12/051
Your request for information on the above subject has been considered.
The Local Authority does not hold the requested information. The total for
the financial year 2011/12 would not be available until end July 2012. I
attach the total for the financial year 2010 – 2011.
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