Licensing budget increases

Bruce Parmenter made this Freedom of Information request to Gravesham Borough Council

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Bruce Parmenter

Dear Gravesham Borough Council,

1/ Between 2001/2 and 2010/11 the licensing budget went up by 39304.00 pounds (164%) what was the reason for this increase?

2/ in 5 out of the last 10 years the council made a profit what happened to the profit and where was it spent.?

3/ In 2002/3 the budget went up by 47%, why was a 47% increase needed and what was the 47% increase used for?

4/ The budget in 2004/5 went up by 42%, why was a 42% increase needed and what was it used for?

5/ The 2007/8 budget went up by 37%, why was a 37% increase needed and what was the increase used for?

6/ The 2008/9 budget went up by 39%, why was a 39% increase needed and what was the increase used for?

7/ What is the cost to the council for issuing a private hire/hackney carriage drivers licence?

8/ What is the cost to the council for issuing a private hire/ hackney carriage plates?

I would also like to see a break down of the yearly budget for each of the last 10 years?

Yours faithfully,

Bruce Parmenter

Customer Services, Gravesham Borough Council

Dear Mr Parmenter

Thank you for your email. This has been passed to our Freedom of Information Officer for their attention. If you have anymore queries please do not hesitate to contact us.

Yours sincerely,

Customer Services Section
Gravesham Borough Council
Tel: 01474 33 70 00
email: [Gravesham Borough Council request email]
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Freedom, Gravesham Borough Council

Dear Mr Parmenter

Thank you for your email of 22 March 2011, requesting information about
Licensing Budgets. For your records the reference number for your
request is FOI1154.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.
This means the closing date for this request is 19 April 2011.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact us
at [email address] . Please remember to quote the reference
number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Elspeth Marshall
On Behalf of Freedom

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Hills, Chris, Gravesham Borough Council

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Dear Mr. Parmenter

Please find attached a letter which is in response to your recent Freedom
of Information request. This has also been sent to you by first class
post.

<<Parmenter FOI 1154 180411.doc>>

Yours sincerely

Christina Hills
Senior Licensing Officer
Regulatory Services Department
Gravesham Borough Council
Tel No 01474 33 76 51
Fax 01474 33 79 43
email: [email address]
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Hills, Chris, Gravesham Borough Council

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Dear Ms. Davidson

Please find attached response to your recent Freedom of Information
request with this Borough.

<<FOI IR0008.doc>>

Yours sincerely

Christina Hills
Senior Licensing Officer
Regulatory Services Department
Gravesham Borough Council
Tel No 01474 33 76 51
Fax 01474 33 79 43
email: [email address]
[1]www.gravesham.gov.uk
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