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FOI 12873

Civic Functions

Request

- The total cost the council of all civic receptions held since July 1, 2013


- Details of each civic reception, including date, individual cost, purpose, location, how many guests attended, how many councillors attended and what the money spent was used to purchase.


I would be grateful if you could provide answers via email.

Response

The only Civic Receptions held by the Council from 2013 are as followings:

Annual Council (Mayor Making) held every year: Budget for refreshments is £500. All members of the council to attend. Approx 100/120 guests. Located at the Town Hall.

Alderman and Freeman Reception – Presentation evening for 6 Alderman/Alderwomen and 2 Freeman/Freewomen and 1 Freedom of the Borough. Held at the Town Hall in May 2015. Budget for refreshments was £500.00 All members of the council to attend. Approx 100/120 guests.

2014 - Town Twinning Reception held on for both our Town Twinning Town’s of Montbazon in France and Roth in Germany held every other year. Guests approx. 50. Only Mayor and Deputy Mayor to attend. Budget for this receptions: £100.00 each. Held at the Town Hall.