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FOI 4666 / May 2024 / Office Supplies

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold the information you have requested.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 – "Please can you respond to the following request for Information.The details I require are:

Spend on Office supplies and associated products for the below financial years. 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024

1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023 = £13,000

1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024 = £20,000


Question 2 –Start date & duration of Contract?

Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) do not have a formal contract in place at the moment and use various suppliers given the low value spend.


Question 3 –Is there an extension clause in the contract and, if so, the duration of the extension?

Not applicable


Question 4 –Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is to be either extended or renewed?

Not applicable


Question 5 –Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract?

All Enquires should be sent to 


Question 6 –Name of Incumbent Supplier?

Not applicable


Question 7 –How long have you traded with them?

Not applicable


Question 8 –If you publish your register of contracts and purchasing, can you please provide a website link.

Contracts and Purchase Orders (


Question 9 –In addition, can you confirm if you have a contract in place for Tail End Spend.



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