Costs for Olympic torch relay procession

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Dear Torridge District Council,

Please can you send me the costs for the Olympic torch relay procession through your district?

Please can you include a cost breakdown such as; extra policing, road changes, additional pay, flags and bunting, supporting events, extra staff, and associated expenses.

Please also send the breakdown of the money made or income generated by the same event. For example, parking fees, advertising revenue, events, related paraphernalia.

I would like this information in electronic form.

I look forward to hearing from you, please let me know if you require any clarification?

Yours faithfully,

Carol Miers

FOI, Torridge District Council

Dear Carol

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

 

Please see below the costs for the Olympic torch relay procession in the
Torridge district as requested:

 

Tools and Other Equipment     £5,930.89

Protective Safety Equipment     £210.00

Printer Consumables             £500.00

 

 

I hope the above information is useful to you.

 

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Regards

 

Linda Patterson

Admin Assistant - Legal

Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QG

Direct Dial:  01237 428759

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Dear FOI,

Please can you provide a breakdown of tools and other equipment £5.930.89?

For example, extra pay for staff, extra cost of policing, road closures, branded bunting and other associated costs?

In addition, could you tell me what income, if any, was earned from the procession from parking, selling advertising space etc

I would like this information in electronic form. If you require further clarification, please let me know.

Yours faithfully
Carol Miers

FOI, Torridge District Council

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Dear Carol

Thank you for your email of the 29th August.

Please find attached a breakdown of tools and other equipment as requested. You will see from the attached breakdown that most of the amounts are various grant monies awarded to schools in the Torridge area.

There was no extra money paid to staff and Torridge District Council was not responsible for policing or road closures etc.

There was no income earned from the procession from parking, selling advertising space etc.

I hope the above information is useful to you.

If you have any complaints in respect of your information request, please write to the Freedom of Information Officer at Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford EX39 2QG. If your complaint is not resolved to your complete satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision.

Regards

Linda Patterson
Admin Assistant - Legal
Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon EX39 2QG
Direct Dial: 01237 428759
Torridge - A great place to live, work and visit
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