Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) spend on office supplies: FOI release

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

Information requested

  • Spend on Office supplies and associated products for the below financial years.
  • 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023
  • 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024
  • Start date & duration of Contract?
  • Is there an extension clause in the contract and, if so, the duration of the extension?
  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is to be either extended or renewed?
  • Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract?
  • Name of Incumbent Supplier?
  • How long have you traded with them?
  • If you publish your register of contracts and purchasing, can you please provide a website link.
  • In addition, can you confirm if you have a contract in place for Tail End Spend.


I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.

The spend on office supplies are:

  • 2022/2023 - £1,810.06
  • 2023/2024 - £2,655.46

The Accountant in Bankruptcy is entitled to make use of Scottish Government core contracts and as such they have been automatically included and have access to the office supply contract through the Scottish Government centralised system. You can find information on the office supply contract at Procurement: general office supplies framework - ( Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

The Accountant in Bankruptcy does not have a contract for "tail end spend".

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