Mayor-making ceremony, 19 May 2015

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Darryl Chamberlain

Dear Greenwich Borough Council,

Could you please send me details of:

1) The total budget for the mayoral inauguration to be held on 19 May 2015. Please break this down into venue hire, PA/sound system, food and drink, decorations, and entertainment costs.

2) Please supply invoices or other confirmation of these bills.

3) A list of those invited to the event.

4) The menu and wine list.

Yours faithfully,

Darryl Chamberlain

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

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Royal Borough of Greenwich - LGC Council Of The Year 2013

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Chamberlain

Freedom of Information request:  RFI/08530

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 12/05/2015.

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Information Act 2000 and will be answered within twenty working days.

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Eileen Edwards
Head of Policy, Partnerships and Performance
Chief Executive’s Department
Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

' 020 8921 5132 
*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ
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Dear Mr Chamberlain

Freedom of Information request RFI/08530

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, shown below.

Our response is as follows:-

Mayoral Inauguration - Budget

The budget for the Mayoral Inauguration is as follows:

Venue Hire -  £5,000 + vat

Food and Drink – Based on 350 people attending

Food - £ 6,300 + vat

Drinks (Wine, Juice, Mineral Water and Beer) –£ 2,714.98 + vat

PA/Sound System -  £4,525 + vat

Security - £760.00 + vat – required by the Old Royal Naval College

Decorations  - None

Entertainment costs – None

Total - £19, 299.98 + VAT

Invoices are included with this response

 

Mayoral Inauguration – Menu

The menu for the event was an Evening Buffet comprising:

Selection of Freshly filled Sandwiches

Old Royal Naval College Sea Salted Crisps

Vegetarian Spring Rolls, Sweet Chilli Dip

Chicken Teriyaki, Spring Onion Soy Dip

Chargrilled Pitta Fingers and Humus

Homemade Pork and Apple Sausage Rolls

Broccoli and Stilton Tarts

Cherry Tomato, Bocconcini with Pesto on Skewers

Mini Dessert Pots

The Red Wine was Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Moncaro, Italy, 2012 and the
White Wine was Galassia Garganega/Pinot Grigio, Italy, 2013

The list of people invited to the event, as well as the invoices arising
from the event are attached to this email.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Eileen Edwards
Head of Policy, Partnerships and Performance
Chief Executive’s Department
Royal Borough of Greenwich

LGC Council of the Year 2013

' 020 8921 5132 
*   The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London SE18 6HQ
8 [1]www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk  

 

 

 

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