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Freedom of information request response - 05423

FOI request

FOI ID number
05423
Regarding
Suppliers and Procurement
Request
  1. How many suppliers in total did you procure goods and services from in:
    1. 2015: Please provide a figure
    2. 2016: Please provide a figure
    3. 2017: Please provide a figure

        2. Do you plan to increase or decrease the number of suppliers you work with in the next 12 months?    Increase/decrease/the same

        3. How much have you saved through your procurement department in the last 12 months? Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then  please provide the results as you record them.

        4. How much did was spent via your procurement department in the last 12 months?

Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.

        5. How much was spent on your top five suppliers in the last 12 months? Please provide a figure

        6. Was Carillion a supplier you worked with? Yes/No

Our response

Response
  1. How many suppliers in total did you procure goods and services from in:  
    1. 2015: Please provide a figure: 916
    2. 2016: Please provide a figure: 1058
    3. 2017: Please provide a figure: 1091

  2. Do you plan to increase or decrease the number of suppliers you work with in the next 12 months? the same (no active policy to increase or decrease)

  3.  How much have you saved through your procurement department in the last 12 months? a. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them. Response – This information is not recorded.
     
  4. How much did was spent via your procurement department in the last 12 months? a. Please provide figures as requested but please note if you don’t record figures in this way then please provide the results as you record them.£7.09m (net of VAT) of spend was with external suppliers during 2017/18 and so subject to procurement processes.
     
  5. How much was spent on your top five suppliers in the last 12 months? Please provide a figure £3.66m (net of VAT).

  6. 6. Was Carillion a supplier you worked with? No 

Response date
02 August 2018