Mr Steve Power and Lottery grant cash Liverpool

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Dear Liverpool City Council,

Can you please supply details on the Former Welsh Presbyterian Chapel on Princess Ave Liverpool 8

The council sold the site to Merseyside Building and Preservation Trust (MBPT) for £1 in 2014 .
1.
MBPT trustee Mr Steve Power in a long telephone call with myself, has stated he now owns this building and the freehold land and had put in for a Grant of £4.2 million to the lottery and then wanted to put in for another £2 million with the (ERDF)

Mr Steve Power has also stated he has on the inside a very good contact within the Liverpool city council when it come to getting things done? Can the LCC please tell me the name of this person within the council?

2.
Can LCC please explain as to why this building has been left in such a poor state and after 3 years will the council ask what MBPT new plans are as a witness has come forward to say that the funding sent in to the H L F (Lottery) was over priced and to cook the books to get as much as they could.

3.
Has the Liverpool city council got any council members linked to these persons,
Mr William Maynard MBPT, Mr Mark Lawler, Mr Steve Power MBPT and Erica Rushton?.
4.
Will the Liverpool city council please give all details of this other company and were the LCC the "Mayor" Cllr Ann O'Byrne and other members of the Mayor's team even linked or helped set this company up, The Baltic Creative CIC?
5.
Has the council ever sold land in the BalticTriangle to this company Baltic Creative CIC?
6.
Has the counicl given any long leases to Baltic Creative CIC? ( Besides 61-65 Norfolk St)
Note:
Cllr Ann O'Byrne has just awarded the four storey red brick warehouse at 61 – 65 Norfolk Street, to Baltic Creative CIC.
7.
Did Cllr O'Byrne put this out to any other Liverpool company besides Baltic Creative CIC in which Mr William Maynard and Erica Rushton are linked to and what has the ratepayer got out of this deal, or how much will LCC make on this deal for the city of Liverpool?
8.
Has the LCC and or Cllr Ann O'Byrne taken any part in getting loans and free grants for Baltic Creative CIC?
Note:
The Charity Bank and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) have provided a total funding package of £2.6 million to complete the redevelopment and refurbishment of the property. The Charity Bank have provided a commercial loan, whilst ERDF has proved a grant of £768,512.

9.
Mr Bill Maynard is part of (MBPT) could the LCC please supply all other past building MBPT have worked on with the LCC and all grants and payments made to Mr Maynard and MBPT?

10.
Could the Liverpool city Council please indicate if Mr Bill Maynard had worked for the Council in the past, been given any other building to work on or been a part time adviser or been paid for his services by the Council?
11.
Can the Council indicate if Erica Rushton was given a job at the Liverpool City Council and what role was she given within the Council and why she had resign?

12.
What is the link with the Mayors office and Baltic Creative CIC as a whistleblower within the LCC has said the Mayors office were behind this company?
These are the words of a member of the LCC, not mine.

Yours faithfully,

Li Lee HK buyers

Regeneration and Employment, Liverpool City Council

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Our reference: 559296

Dear Liverpool City Council,
I am still awaiting a reply please.

Yours faithfully,

Li Lee HK buyers

Information Requests, Liverpool City Council

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