Water Hygiene Tender

Peter James made this Freedom of Information request to Cumbria County Council

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Dear Cumbria County Council,

Please accept this as a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

I am interested to better understand the outcome of the procurement exercise for the “Provision Of Water Monitoring And Maintenance Programme For The Provision Of Legionella” that was awarded to Waterman Environmental Services Ltd on the 01/05/12 (Ref: 2012/S 93-153367)

To this end, I would be obliged if you would forward to me a copy of the winning tender submission along with all supporting appendices and information.

If any of the documents requested contain any commercially sensitive information, or any other information that is permitted to be withheld under the FOI Act, kindly redact such information (and only such information) and release the remainder of the documents. If you do redact any information, please provide a redaction table listing the redactions and the reason for them.

In addition could you provide the full scoring breakdown on the tender submission

Appreciate your help

Information Governance, Cumbria County Council

Dear Mr James



REFERENCE: FOI 2015-0817


Thank you for your request for information regarding the procurement
exercise for the “Provision Of Water Monitoring And Maintenance Programme
For The Provision Of Legionella”, which was received on 07 October 2015.


The council aims to provide you with the information within the statutory
timescale of 20 working days in this case the date is 04 November 2015. 
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Dear Cumbria County Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Cumbria County Council's handling of my FOI request 'Water Hygiene Tender'.

The original request is now overdue by law

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/w...

Yours faithfully,

Peter James

Information Governance Team, Cumbria County Council

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