Mr Mark House
Warwickshire County Council
Shire Hall, Warwick, CV34 4RL
29 March 2022
Dear Mr House Freedom of Information Act 2000
This request is being handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and some of the
information you requested is not held by Warwickshire County Council.WCC did not undertake a Return on Investment study in relation to the
investment provided to City of Culture Trust and therefore cannot provide the
information requested. The investment is being regularly monitored based on a
series of key performance indicators which were agreed as part of the investment
agreement and the final outcomes/benefits of the investment will be realised once
the City of Culture Trust carry out a final evaluation of the entire programme.
I have detailed below the information that is held. Please provide details of the funding given to the Coventry City of Culture or associated
organisations and provide details of the Return on Investment study carried out on that
The committed investment from WCC for City of Culture funding was £1m.
PROPOSED PAYMENT PLAN
1st November 2020: £250k
28th February 2021: £250k
1st April 2021: £250k
1st April 2022: £125k
31st March 2023: £125k
The investment is being regularly monitored based on a series of key
performance indicators which were agreed as part of the investment agreement
and the final outcomes/benefits of the investment will be realised once the City of
Culture Trust carry out a final evaluation of the entire programme.
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I will now close your request as of this date.
Business Support Team Leader