Museum and Gallery Funding

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Dear Northampton Borough Council,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from your Authority.

1 - How much money has been received to fund city museums and art galleries from the government over for each year since 2010. Also, If possible, details of any private funding for city museums for these years.

2 - How much money your Authority has spent on museums and art galleries each year since 2010 if the money provided and the money spent is different and where possible a note explaining the difference.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Worth

Requests, Northampton Borough Council

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Requests, Northampton Borough Council

Good morning Mr Worth

 

I am writing to acknowledge your request for information received by
email.  Your request has been allocated the above unique reference number,
please use this reference number in any future correspondence regarding
this request.

 

To enable to Council to respond to your request, please could you clarify
below:

 

Question 1 - Does your question relate to funding direct from Central
Government for the Council’s museums?

 

Question 2 –  please can you clarify what information you are requesting. 
Are you requesting information on all monies spent and received during
this period, grants, income generation etc?

 

Please note that your request has been put on hold awaiting your
clarification

 

With kind regards

 

 

Stephanie Everitt

Legal Assistant

Borough Secretary’s Department

Northampton Borough Council

Guildhall

Northampton

NN1 1DE 

01604 83 8841

 

 

From:    Richard Worth <[1][FOI #489870 email]>

Sent:     07 June 2018 14:22

To:          Requests

Subject:               Freedom of Information request - Museum and Gallery
Funding

 

 

Dear Northampton Borough Council,

 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information

from your Authority.

 

1 - How much money has been received to fund city museums and art
galleries from the government

over for each year since 2010. Also, If possible, details of any private
funding for city museums for these

years.

 

2 - How much money your Authority has spent on museums and art galleries
each year since 2010  if the

money provided and the money spent is different and where possible a note
explaining the difference.

 

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the
information exceeding the cost of

compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and
assistance, under the Section 16

obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

 

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined please
provide further advice and

assistance to indicate this.

 

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or
phone and I will be happy to

clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

 

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Richard Worth

 

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