Dear Reading Borough Council,

I would like to request a list of your current contracts with suppliers over the value of £5,000 or over.

As a minimum, please include:
Reference number
Title of agreement
Local authority department responsible
Description of the goods and/or services being provided
Supplier name and details
Sum to be paid over the length of the contract or the estimated annual spending or budget for the contract
Value Added Tax that cannot be recovered
Start, end and review dates
Whether or not the contract was the result of an invitation to quote or a published invitation to tender, and
Whether or not the supplier is a small or medium sized enterprise and/or a voluntary or community sector organisation and where it is, provide the relevant registration number.

Please provide the information in machine-readable format, preferably csv.

Your team may also be interested in the guidance on producing contract data:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio....

Please note that it is permissible to request data in a specified format under the terms of the FOI Act: https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/court-....

For the avoidance of doubt, I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act. I await your response within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Helen McNally

Roddy, Susan, Reading Borough Council

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Dear Ms McNally

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request received on 13
April 2018 when you requested the following information:-

 

I would like to request a list of your current contracts with suppliers
over the value of £5,000 or over.

As a minimum, please include:                  
Reference number       
Title of agreement     
Local authority department responsible 
Description of the goods and/or services being provided Supplier name and
details Sum to be paid over the length of the contract or the estimated
annual spending or budget for the contract
Value Added Tax that cannot be recovered               
Start, end and review dates
Whether or not the contract was the result of an invitation to quote or a
published invitation to tender, and          
Whether or not the supplier is a small or medium sized enterprise and/or a
voluntary or community sector organisation and where it is, provide the
relevant registration number.

Please see our response as follows:-

 

The information is available on our website by clicking on the following
link [1]http://www.reading.gov.uk/transparency-c...

 

You are free to use any information supplied to you for your own personal
purposes or for non-commercial research, private study or news reporting.
However, you do not have the right to re-use the information in a way
which infringes copyright, for example, by distributing, making copies of
or publishing the information, without the permission of the copyright
holder, which in most cases will be Reading Borough Council. If you wish
to obtain permission for such use, please contact Mr C Brooks, Head of
Legal and Democratic Services, at Reading Borough Council.

 

Please note that your request may itself be the subject of a FOI request
and will be disclosed in that event.

 

If you are unhappy with this response to your request for information
under the Freedom of Information Act then you may ask for an internal
review.  Please make a request in writing to Mr C Brooks, Head of Legal
and Democratic Services, at Reading Borough Council.  If you request such
a review and are not content with its outcome, then you have a right to
apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.  The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Sue Roddy

Assistant Information Officer and Legal Administrator/Secretary

Legal Services | Corporate Support Services

 

Reading Borough Council

Legal Services, Floor 2 South, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1
2LU

DX40124 Reading (Castle Street)

 

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Dear Susan,

Thank you for directing me to this data.

Yours sincerely,

Helen McNally

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