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Spend on Paper

Requested on
Mon 17th February, 2014
Resolution
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Question

I would be grateful if you could supply the following information under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (2000) - many thanks.

- How much did your council, and its constituent departments, spend on purchasing paper and paper products - (such as pads, copier/fax/printer paper, post-it notes etc) in the financial years 2011/2012, 2012/2013 and in the first six months of the current financial year 2013/2014

- How much did the council, and constituent departments, spend on purchasing or renting/leasing fax and photocopier machines in the two full and half years outlined above. Could you please include rental costs, commission paid on copies to suppliers and the rental costs of those phone lines dedicated to the use of fax machines.

Answer

How much did your council, and its constituent departments, spend on purchasing paper and paper products - (such as pads, copier/fax/printer paper, post-it notes etc) in the financial years 2011/2012, 2012/2013 and in the first six months of the current financial year 2013/2014
April 2011 to March 2012 £15,206.19
April 2012 to March 2013 £18,243.15
April 2013 to October 2013 £12,249.81

How much did the council and constituent departments spend on purchasing or renting/leasing fax and photocopier machines in the two full and half years outlined above? Could you please include rental costs, commission paid on copies to suppliers and the rental costs of those phone lines dedicated to the use of fax machines.
From 1st October 2012 the Council on a phased approach introduced 50 Multi-Functional Kyocera Devices for printing, photocopying, scanning with 6 of the machines having the capability of faxing. The introduction was completed by the 31st March 2013.  We can provide the following information for the current financial year, when all machines were in place:
Annual Rental Cost for the 50 machines - £143012
Annual Black & White Click Cost - 3646469 copies costing £14585.88
Annual Colour Click Cost - 605073 copies costing £24202.92
Annual Phone Rental Line Cost for 6 fax lines - £1175.76

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