Bangor Market

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Dear Ards and North Down Borough Council,

Do stall holders at Bangor Market pay rates if so how much?

Do they pay a weekly or monthly rate and if so how much per stall?

How much had been collected annually in rates or fees from Bangor Market stall holders in 2019?

How many stalls on average attended the market weekly in 2019?

What is the annual cost for council staff at Bangor Market in 2019?

What was the annual cost of cleaning the market in 2019?

Is the market making a profit or loss for council rate payers?

Yours faithfully,

Alan Bean

FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

Dear Mr Bean,

Thank you for your email to Ards and North Down Borough Council of 16th January 2020, received 17th January 2020, regarding Bangor Market rates.

Your request will be processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Accordingly, you will receive the information you have requested within 20 working days of the date of receipt of your request by the Council unless the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason to withhold all or part of the information requested. Council will write to you in any event.

For further information in relation to the Freedom of Information Act we would refer you to the Information Commissioner's Office website, www.ico.org.uk

If you wish to discuss the above please do not hesitate to contact us.

Regards,

FOI Team

Ards and North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
Bangor
BT20 4BT
Tel: 0300 013 3333 ext 40718

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FOI, Ards and North Down Borough Council

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Dear Mr Bean,

We refer to the above and write further to our acknowledgement email of 17 January 2020.

Ards and North Down Borough Council has processed your request in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act and please see the Council's response below.

1.Do stall holders at Bangor Market pay rates if so how much? No

2.Do they pay a weekly or monthly rate and if so how much per stall? Yes. Please see attached pricing schedule.

3.How much had been collected annually in rates or fees from Bangor Market stall holders in 2019? Stall charges £11,370

4.How many stalls on average attended the market weekly in 2019? Approximately 15

5.What is the annual cost for council staff at Bangor Market in 2019? £14,175

6.What was the annual cost of cleaning the market in 2019? Approximately £10,000

7.Is the market making a profit or loss for council rate payers? In 2018/19 it ran at a loss.

Should you require clarification on any part of the response, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We trust this is of assistance. However, should you be unhappy with the response you may request an Internal Review by contacting [Ards and North Down Borough Council request email]. Please note that requests for Internal Reviews must be submitted within two months from the date of this response. Further information on the Internal Review process is available on the Council’s website. In the event you are unhappy with the outcome of any Internal Review conducted by Council you may apply to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) for a review of our response. Please note that the ICO generally expects Internal Reviews to be completed prior to reviewing the decisions of public bodies.

Regards,

FOI Team

Ards and North Down Borough Council
Town Hall
The Castle
Bangor
BT20 4BT
Tel: 0300 013 3333 ext 40718

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