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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/17/02656 Date received: 6 November 2017 Date responded: 28 November 2017
The latest figure of the cost of delivering the Baby box scheme both:
in its first year and;
in the full four years of the current contract.
The answer to your question is -
Total yearly projected Baby Box related costs:
2017/18 - £8 million 2018/19 - £8.8 million 2019/20 - £8.8 million 2020/21 - £8.8 million
The value of the contract with APS Group (Scotland) is £35.3 million over the potential life of the contract (four operational years) equating to approximately £8.8 million per year. This is made up of the following costs: Baby Box contents, Distribution Centre Activity, Delivery Charges, Contract Management, Customer Contact Centre costs, Print costs, Operating Margin.
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Central Enquiry Unit Email: email@example.com Phone: 0300 244 4000
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