NSRP Managing Director - Hospitality and Gifts

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Dear Stoke on Trent City Council,

Could you provide a list of the hospitality and/or gifts, including estimated value, received by the Managing Director of the North Staffordshire Regeneration Partnership during the financial years 2009/10 and 2008/9.

Yours faithfully,

trevor jones

Hannah Quinn, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Jones

Your request for information

Thank you for your request for information about gifts/hospitality. Your request was received on 11th February 2010 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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Yours sincerely,
Hannah Quinn

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Hannah Quinn, Stoke on Trent City Council

Dear Mr Jones

Your request for information on the NSRP Managing Director - Hospitality
and Gifts

We have now considered your request for information and a copy of the
information is below.

Gift: A bottle of Champagne

Value: £30

Purpose: Speaking at a conference

Date gift received: 29/07/2008

The gift was subsequently donated to the Lord Mayor's Charity and an email
from the Lord Mayor was sent to Mr Macartney on 29th July 2008 thanking
him for the donation.

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Yours sincerely,

Hannah Quinn

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