Contracts above £20,000 and £25,000

What we publish

So you can see how much we’re spending and who with, we publish information about contracts above:

  • £25,000 with our suppliers
  • £20,000 for consultancy
  • £25,000 for public awareness

Past supplier payments

Supplier payments from 2020/21
Supplier name Total (£) Category
Allied Public Services 76,764.21 Polling station hand books and quick guides for the elections in May
Allied Public Services 88,462.49 May 2021 voting guides
Democracy Club 56,150.00 2021 Postcode lookup service
EC Group 26,489.04 2021 Handbook and Quick Guide distribution
Esro Ltd 65,560.00 Modernising Elections and Voter Information
European Electronique Ltd 33,282.00 ThinkPad Laptops
Infinity House Group Ltd 235,789.98 BHR Refurbishment
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 172,500.00 BHR Rent for the period 26 March 2021 to 24 June 2021
You Gov plc 25,524.01 May 2021 Tracking Pre-wave
Lexis Nexis UK 48,619.63 Subscription for the period 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
London Borough of Islington 279,300.00 Business Rates for the London Office 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 80,446.00 Got 5 Scotland FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 202,894.00 Got 5 Audio England FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 93,855.00 Got 5 Audio Scotland FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 49,062.00 Got 5 Audio Wales FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 38,288.92 GOT 5 OOH Edinburgh FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 86,987.00 Got 5 Social England FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 36,928.00 Got 5 Social Scotland FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 42,092.00 Got 5 TV Wales FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 57,992.00 Got 5 Display England FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 57,992.00 Got 5 VOD England FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 26,815.01 Got 5 Display Scotland FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 26,815.01 Got 5 VOD Scotland FY2020/21
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 95,000.00 DTC 2020/21 Media
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 35,289.60 DTC Phase 3
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 31,000.00 Wales VOD extra FY2020/21
Benenden Health 26,726.00 Membership for the period 01 March 2021 to 28 February 2022
Specialist Computer Centres plc 106,150.80 Unified communications annual licencing
Infinity House Group Ltd 77,190.18 BHR Refurbishment
Aura Q Limited 32,400.00 Post Poll reporting phase 2
Specialist Computer Centres plc 169,581.60 Unified Communications Hardware
Infinity House Group Ltd 43,319.77 Deposit for New BHR Furniture
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 37,200.00 Got 5 Production England
Esro Ltd 65,560.01 Modernising Elections and Voter Information
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 57,203.11 BHR Service charge for the period 1 February 2021 to 30 April 2021
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 172,500.00 BHR Rent for the period 26 December 2020 to 25th March 2021
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 57,203.11 BHR Service charge for period 1 November 2020 to 31 January 2021
CIPHR Ltd 46,947.60 Subscription for the period 1 September 2020 to 30 September 2021
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 157,095.77 BHR Rent for the period 25 September 2020 to 24 December 2020
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 49,378.00 Education Resources 2020
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 40,704.00 Digital Transparency Campaign
Bevan Brittan 42,318.00 SDLT
Advanced Boardroom Excellence Ltd 34,226.40 Services Board effectiveness review
Trowers & Halmlins LLP 57,203.11 BHR Service charge for period 1 August 2020 to 31 October 2020
KPMG LLP 26,400.00 Consultancy
Aura Q Limited 78,000.00 Mendix licence for the period 29 March 2020 to 28 March 2021
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for the period 25 June 2020 to 24 September 2020
Lexis Nexis UK 49,991.88 Subscription for the period 21 May 2020 to 31 March 2021
Allied Public Services 27,439.12 UK Parliamentary Election Handbooks & Quick Guides
Advanced Business Solutions 43,596.64 Phased invoice covering April 2020 to March 2021 for open accounts support and maintenance
Exponential-E-Limited 79,552.80 Wan/Lan capital costs
You Gov plc 26,190.00 General Election 2019
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 56,342.90 BHR Service charge for period 1 May 2020 to 31 July 2020
NG Bailey facilities services division 44,355.67 Replacement of Air-conditioning units in BHR Server room
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR Rent for the period 25 March 2020 to 24 June 2020
Phoenix Software Limited 50,509.31 Annual Microsoft Licencing Agreement for period 01April 2020 to 31 March 2021
Manning Gottlieb OMD 420,501.43 Campaign Election 2020/2021

Supplier payments 2019/20
Supplier name Total (£) Category
London Borough of Islington 279,300.00 Business Rates Apr 2020- Mar 2021
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 73,066.45 Account management and creative development
Aura Q Ltd 52,560.00 Mendix licence
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 49,342.60 Account management and creative development
Democracy Club 37,500.00 Post code look up tool
APS Group 33,006.48 Translation brief
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 26,958.00 Media Planning
Manning Gottlieb OMD 143,985.69 Campaign Election 2019/2020
Manning Gottlieb OMD 249,056.39 Campaign Election 2019/2020
European Electronique Ltd 200,280.00 Purchase of Laptops
You Gov plc 26,190.00 General Election 2019
Aura Q Ltd 40,800.00 Development Services
Aura Q Ltd 38,250.00 Development Services
Manning Gottlieb OMD 161,999.99 General Election Campaign
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 26,520.00 Media cost
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 56,342.90 Service charge for period 01st February to 30th April
APS Group 38,977.99 UK Parliamentary Election Handbooks & Quick Guides
Anderson Spratt Group Ltd 41,419.34 Media advert
Anderson Spratt Group Ltd 55,581.68 Media advert
E Christian & Company Limited 29,286.20 Polling Station Handbooks and Quick Guides
Manning Gottlieb OMD 44,867.00 Media- Television Time
Manning Gottlieb OMD 807,560.95 Media- Television Time
Ipsos MORI 49,140.00 Voter Material user testing
MSQ Partners Group Ltd 99,664.50 Media Cost
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 25 December 2019 to 24 March 2020
Ipsos MORI 114,660.00 DPS local government ballot paper test
Democracy Club 44,000.00 Candidates and polling location data for UKPGE 2019
Ipsos MORI 30,000.00 DPS local government ballot paper test
Wanstor 30,679.18 Fujitsu San Network storage
Fieldfisher 28,628.28 Legal Advice
Fieldfisher 42,303.01 Legal Advice
Fieldfisher 128,945.94 Legal Advice
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 56,342.90 Service charge for the period 1 November 2019 to 31 January 2020
CIPHR 43,560.00 3 year annual subscription to 30 September 2020
Ideagen 33,120.00 Pentana Risk Modules
Ipsos MORI 66,000.00 Electoral Register Testing
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 24 September 2019 to 23 December 2019
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 64,651.66 Service charge for Quarter August to October and adjustment for year ending April 2019
BMG Research 35,000.00 Delivery of final reports for Electoral Commission Public Opinion Research 2019
BMG Research 35,000.00 End of post poll and ID post wave fieldwork for Electoral Commission Public Opinion Research 2019
Democracy Club 38,000.00 Postcode lookup tool for European Parliamentary Elections 
E Christian & Company Limited 29,223.49 European Elections Handbooks and Quick Guides 2019
Fieldfisher 31,261.34 Provision of legal services for Vote Leave Appeal
Manning Gottlieb OMD 46,782.41 Media - search original invoice for period 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 25,153.12 Media - search original invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Ipsos MORI 30,000.00 First invoice for set up of local government ballot paper test
Manning Gottlieb OMD 46,245.28 Media - poster original invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 69,340.48 Media - search original invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Phoenix Software Limited 56,323.55 Volume licence for enterprise Mobility Suite Full Shared Server Subscription
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 24 June 2019 to 23 September 2019
APS Group 48,237.90 European Parliamentary elections - handbooks and quick guides
BMG Research 40,000.00 Set up of ID post wave and post-poll surveys
Manning Gottlieb OMD 27,994.44 Media - television time invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 241,880.05 Media - television time invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 27,961.78 Media - display original invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 33,415.82 Media - display original invoice for period 1 April 2019 to 30 April 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 307,148.83 Media - television time invoice for period 1 May 2019 to 31 May 2019
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 54,681.16 BHR service charge for period 1 May 2019 to 31 July 2019
ASG & Partners 68,150.80 Media invoice dated 11 April 2019 for ECNI May 2019 Election campaign
Fieldfisher 38,729.24 Provision of legal services for Vote Leave Appeal
Manning Gottlieb OMD 34,994.02 Media - display original invoice for period 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 44,930.79 Media - search original invoice for period 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 33,952.19 Media - display original invoice for period 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 72,987.59 Media - television time invoice for period 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Manning Gottlieb OMD 286,952.19 Media - television time invoice for period 1 March 2019 to 31 March 2019
Ipsos MORI 153,600.00 Third milestone for electoral register testing
MSQ Partners 57,931.20 April 2019 invoice for EPE 2019 campaign
V1 Limited 39,914.95 Phased invoice covering April 2019 to April 2020 for open accounts support and maintenance

Supplier payments from 2018/19
Supplier name Total (£) Category
AuraQ Limited 26,280.00 Development services from 1 October 2018 to 31 March 2019
Democracy Club 40,000.00 Invoice dated 1 March 2019 for work on data for polling stations and candidates for May 2019 elections
LexisNexis 45,421.43 Invoice dated 1 March 2019 for online and hardcopy renewal for 2019/2020
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 25 March 2019 to 23 June 2019
APS Group 27,924.00 Invoice dated 7 February 2019 for polling station handbooks and quick guides
ASG & Partners 37,730.65 Media invoice covering 21 February 2019 to 12 April 2019 for ECNI May 2019 election campaign
Ipsos MORI 303,300.00 Second milestone for electoral register testing
MSQ Partners 57,664.80 January 2019 invoice for England and Northern Ireland production costs
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 54,681.16 BHR quarterly service charge for period 1 February 2019 to 30 April 2019
Fieldfisher 30,578.93 Provision of legal services work
Serle Court 27,592.50 Professional fees of Mr Kuldip Singh QC from 12 September 2018 to 19 October 2018
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 25 December 2018 to 24 March 2019
Ipsos MORI 26,700.00 First milestone for electoral register testing
Numiko Ltd 48,262.50 2nd 50% of production phase for website redesign and redevelopment project
Fieldfisher 27,168.90 Provision of legal services for Vote Leave investigation
Government Legal Department 40,000.00 Good Law Project versus Electoral Commission request for funds
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 54,681.16 BHR service charges for period 1 November 2018 to 31 January 2019
HM Revenue & Customs 28,938.59 PSA 2017-2018
CIPHR Ltd 42,960.00 Invoice covering September 2018 to September 2019 for 3 year phased annual subscription
Numiko Ltd 48,262.50 Work for 50% of production phase for website redesign and redevelopment project
Squiz UK Ltd 79,512.00 Squiz Plus agreement fee from 17 September 2018 to 16 September 2019
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 29 September 2018 to 24 December 2018
AuraQ Limited 35,190.00 Development services from 29 May 2018 to 22 June 2018
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 63,576.37 BHR service charges for period 1 August 2018 to 31 October 2018
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 24 June 2018 to 28 September 2018
AuraQ Limited 44,880.00 Development services from 23 April 2018 to 25 May 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 96,057.55 Media - digital original invoice for April 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 67,239.54 Media - digital original invoice for April 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 89,146.28 Media - digital original invoice for April 2018
GfK UK Ltd 37,528.80 Third invoice for delivery of all final deliverables/versions
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 52,902.12 BHR service charges for period 1 May 2018 to 31 July 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 137,600.99 Media - OOH original invoice for March 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 60,590.11 Media - digital original invoice for March 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 25,999.45 Media - digital original invoice for March 2018
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 43,960.22 Media - digital original invoice for March 2018
Advanced Business Solutions 40,792.06 Annual support and maintenance for Progress Enterprise Licenses from April 2018 to April 2019
GFK UK Ltd 35,000.00 Second 50% for qualitative research regulation and digital campaigning PFR
London Borough of Islington 271,890.00 BHR business rates supplement for period April 2018 to March 2019
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 147,592.20 BHR rent for period 25 March 2018 to 23 June 2018

 

Supplier payments from 2017/18
Supplier name Total (£) Category
ASG & Partners 88,637.97 Media for UK general election 2017 campaign including radio, outdoor, social media and press
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 29,768.12 Digital advertising for Great Britain
ICM Research Ltd 39,960.00 Research for UK general election 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 237,728.77 Media for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 58,764.50 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 73,036.62 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for March 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 44,236.50 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for March 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 55,114.05 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 52,681.97 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 179,755.22 Media for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
E Christian & Company Limited 26,867.85 Polling station handbooks and quick guides May 2017
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 128,467.50 London office service charges for 24 June 2017 to 28 September 2017
Williams Lea Limited 42,153.44 Media for booklet and leaflet printing for UK general election 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 55,200.92 Media for Scottish council elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 106,122.72 Media for Scotland council elections door drop for voting guides April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 26,530.62 Radio for Great Britain April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 57,259.82 TV advertising for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 270,111.19 TV advertising for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 37,719.14 TV advertising for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 438,496.22 TV advertising for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
MullenLowe London 26,279.62 Creative services for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
MullenLowe London 32,831.64 Creative services for UK general election 2017 campaign for May 2017
Trowers & Hamlins LLP 51,103.52 London office service charges for 1 May 2017 to 31 July 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 304,435.90 TV advertising for English local elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 42,660.66 TV advertising for Wales local elections campaign for April 2017
Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 103,142.90 TV advertising for Wales local elections campaign for April 2017
Lexis Nexis UK 40,040.40 Online and hard copy legal subscription renewal for 2017/18
London Borough of Islington 264,470.00 Business rates for London office for 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018
Triad Group Plc 38,210.40 Party finance and regulation online system support costs for March 2016
Vodafone Corporate Limited 55,749.69 Network set-up costs for 8 December 2015 to 7 December 2017
Williams Lea Limited 78,728.66 Polling station and quick guide production for May 2016 elections
Manchester City Council 101,003.66 EU referendum costs
Williams Lea Limited 33,691.84 Booklet and leaflet printing for May 2017 Scottish council elections campaign
Williams Lea Limited 27,022.24 Printing for polling station handbooks

 

Contracts 2017-18

Contracts awarded 2017-18
Reporting period Supplier Total (£) Description
January to March 2018 Hamilton Brown 39,600 Video production
January to March 2018 MSQ Partners 78,369 Production of materials for ‘Your vote is yours alone’ May 2018 elections campaign
January to March 2018 Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 432,885 Advertising in England for May 2018 elections campaign
October to December 2017 Walnut Unlimited 43,920 Tracking research for May 2018 elections campaign
October to December 2017 Democracy Club 57,100 Digital tool development and data collation for May 2018 elections campaign
October to December 2017 MSQ Partners 25,098 Advertising production for key moment activity
October to December 2017 MSQ Partners 33,224 Communications strategy development for May 2018 elections campaign
October to December 2017 Hall & Partners 29,976 Creative development research for May 2018 elections campaign
April to June 2017 Carat a T/D of Dentsu Aegis UK Ltd 2,358,000 Advertising in Great Britain for May 2017 and UK general election campaigns
April to June 2017 ASG 97,416 Advertising for the UK general election campaign in Northern Ireland
April to June 2017 Mullen Lowe 117,730 Creative production for the UK general election campaign
April to June 2017 Your Business Voice 36,615 Call centre for the UK general election campaign