Lancs, Lancaster Drag Hunt Support 2019, 2020

Currently waiting for a response from Lancaster City Council, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Lancaster City Council,

Please kindly provide the total amount of public money given to Drag Hunt 'businesses' to-date in year 2020 and again for 2019.

For example:
In 2020 we have given them £50,000 so far
In 2019 we gave them £25,000

For public ref:

Yours faithfully,

Amanda Hart
for Stop UK lies and Corruption.

info, Lancaster City Council

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Dear Amanda Hart,

Freedom of Information Request - Ref: FOI 3591

I write to confirm receipt of your request for information, which was
received on 16th September 2020 and is now being processed under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your request has been given the unique
reference number as stated in the subject header above.


I have to inform you that we are unable to process your request without
further clarification, detailed below:


You asked for details of public funds given to drag hunt businesses but
for reference have given a link to a newspaper report on covid grant


Please clarify if you are requesting details of covid grant funding issued
to drag hunt businesses? And if so, from which fund – Small Business Rates
Relief or Discretionary Grant fund.


In addition, before we put limited resources into obtaining a full
response for you, it might be advisable to check if there are any such
businesses within our local authority area, as we could only issue funds
to businesses which were.



Please be aware that the statutory time limit for our response commences
from the day we receive your reply, so any delay in clarifying this matter
for us may lead to a delay in our response.


If you wish to discuss any of the above please contact me. Please remember
to quote the FOI reference number above in any future communications.


Kind regards



J McGrath

Information Governance Officer

Deputy Data Protection Officer


Email: [1][Lancaster City Council request email]

Tel:      (01524) 58 2000


Lancaster City Council,

Town Hall, Lancaster LA1 1PJ

Website: [2]






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Dear info,

Thanks for your request for clarification. We wish to know the TOTAL amount of monies your council has given to drag hunt support businesses, including Covid grant funding (as that is an example of monies given to such businesses), for years 2019 and 2020.

Yours sincerely,

Amanda Hart
for Stop UK lies and Corruption.