Payment of £6,873,434 to Renewi when they terminated waste contract.

Currently waiting for a response from Dumfries and Galloway Council, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

This is a follow up to a previous request on the same subject.

Please provide information as follows:

The terms of the termination of the contract. This to show how the payment of £6,873,434 was calculated.

Who was responsible for the negotiations with Renewi? The job title(s) will suffice and personal names are not necessary.

Did any council employee, their family, friends, or associates, benefit from this in any way?

Yours faithfully,

James Plant

Dumfries and Galloway Council


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