Playground budgets and closures

Julie Parmenter made this Freedom of Information request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. Total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

2. Expected total budget for public play facilities (including playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skate parks etc) in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

3. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities closed in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

4. Number of public playgrounds and play facilities you expect will close in your local authority area and the proportion of total play facilities this represents, in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

5. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
• 2014-15
• 2015-16

6. Revenue spending budget for public play facilities in each of the following years:
• 2016-17
• 2017-18
• 2018-19

7. What is the primary reason for playground closures by your local authority in the last 2 years?

Yours faithfully,

Julie Parmenter
On behalf of the Association of Play Industries (API)

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Ms Parmenter

Further to your recent Freedom of Information request, please see the Council's response attached.

Yours sincerely

Lynette Paterson
Senior Information Management Officer
Records and Information Management
Legal Services
Transformation and Resources
Wallasey Town Hall
Brighton Street
Wallasey
Wirral
CH44 8ED 
Tel: 0151 691 8201
[Wirral Borough Council request email]

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