Trust Spending

AJ Cook made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide me with the following information

1) How much has the trust spend on corporate hospitality in the last two years?
2) How much has the trust spent on hiring private / outside venues and catering in the last two years?
3) How much has the trust spent on external training providers / consultancies, including team building activities?
4) How much does it cost annually to print and distribute the trusts internal magazines 'insight' and 'foundation news'?
5) How much does the trust spend annually on 'Blackberry phones' for managers?

Yours faithfully,

AJ Cook

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thanks for your request, we will respond within 20 working days.

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Good afternoon,

Please see below in response to your recent FOI request.

1) How much has the trust spend on corporate hospitality in the last two
years? 2008/09 - £48,000, 2009/10 - £25,252

2) How much has the trust spent on hiring private / outside venues and
catering in the last two years? 2008/09 - £48,000, 2009/10 - £59,000,
any additional catering contained in 1) above.

3) How much has the trust spent on external training providers /
consultancies, including team building activities? We don’t record this
discretely from “training” or “consultancy”.

4) How much does it cost annually to print and distribute the trusts
internal magazines 'insight' and 'foundation news'? £24,200 in 2010/11

5) How much does the trust spend annually on 'Blackberry phones' for
managers? Total Trust expenditure on Blackberries in 2010/11 is expected
to be £167,000.

I hope this answers your FOI. If you are unhappy with the way the Trust
has handled your request, you may ask for an internal review by contacting
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Regards,

Katie Stephenson

Communications Officer

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368

M: 07507 595380

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