Temporary Spending by School
N Wright made this Freedom of Information request to Leicester City Council
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Dear Leicester City Council,
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am interested in the amounts paid by each school in Leicester LEA to
third parties in relation to temporary staffing cover. My
hope is to receive an electronic breakdown of amounts paid
through the department's purchase ledger by school.
1. I would like the information in electronic format. This should
avoid any printing cost issues.
2. In order to avoid your having to collate information from
peripheral systems, I am willing to accept information only from
your main system (I would like you to advise which system this is).
By main system I mean the system that handles the largest part of
the department's expenditure. If supplier payments are
made through separate systems, then I would like you to choose the
main system for each.
3. The information I require for each school is: School Name; Supplier name and total amount paid.
4. I would like the information to cover the year 2008/9. I will
accept 2007/8 figures if this is not possible.
Dear Mr Wright
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST
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Leicester City Council on 15th February 2010.
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Dear N Wright
Please find attached Leicester City Council's response to your recent Freedom of Information request.
Information Governance Team
External Tel: 0116 252 7028
Internal Tel: 29 7028
Email: [Leicester City Council request email]
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