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Home Office Awards Ceremonies

We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following: Please could you supply details of any awards ceremonies…

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We have a received a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the following:

Please could you supply details of any awards ceremonies wholly or partly funded by the Home Office, it’s agencies and NDPBs, etc, in the last year, including, for example the Home Office Supplier Value and Innovation Awards and the Tilley Awards. 

The following information was released on 20th April 2011

The Home Office has funded a number of awards in the last year - from April 2010 to March 2011, as follows:

  • The Supplier Value and Innovation Awards event held on the 15th July 2010 at a cost of £5,519.79 (inclusive of VAT). The Supplier Value and Innovation Awards recognise suppliers who provide value for money, and innovative solutions to help the Home Office deliver its policies. The suppliers who attended the award ceremony achieved combined savings of £30m in 2009-10.
  • The UKBA Recognising the Best awards held on 16th November 2010, and wholly funded by the agency to the cost of £8,849.46. The Recognising the Best award is a UKBA award, with the aim of recognising individuals and high performing teams for outstanding achievements and exemplifying the Agency’s values.
  • The Tilley Awards ceremony held on Monday 8th November 2010.  The cost was £8,919. The Tilley awards were established in order to reduce crime though the promotion of effective practice.  Further information about the Tilley Awards can be found at the link below:
    http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/crime/partnerships/tilley-awards/