Procurement regarding Baby Box spend 2017/18: FOI

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02876
Date received: 6 November 2017
Date responded: 18 December 2017

Information requested

A breakdown of the £51,143.50 spent on 'Scottish Government Procurement' regarding Baby Box spend in financial year 2017/18.


To clarify, the figure for "Scottish Government Procurement" is not an item of Scottish Government expenditure. This refers to a funds transfer between Scottish Government cost centres and is an internal "re-charge" to cover work undertaken by Scottish Government staff in the procurement team. Re-charge policy for procurement is corporate, ie normal practice that applies across the whole of government. The figure represents 147.5 man-days at various charge rates.

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