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Freedom of information request response - 05190

FOI request

FOI ID number
05190
Regarding
Parks and Greens Spaces Budget
Request

For each of the following financial years – 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19:

  1. What was/is the authority’s budget for parks and green spaces?
  2. What percentage of the authority’s overall net budget was/is this?
  3. How many members of staff work(/ed) on parks and green spaces (full-time equivalent)?
  4. How many members of staff work(/ed) on parks and green spaces (headcount figures)?
  5. If you have a budget allocation for the maintenance of parks and green spaces, what was this?

Our response

Response

For each of the following financial years – 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19:

  1. What was/is the authority’s budget for parks and green spaces?

    The budgets below are Revenue budgets and do not include any Capital or Grant Funding budgets.
    2016-2017 £320,500
    2017-2018 £291,357
    2018-2019 £293,860

  2. What percentage of the authority’s overall net budget was/is this?
    2016-2017 3.66%
    2018-2019 3.61%

  3. How many members of staff work(/ed) on parks and green spaces (full-time equivalent)?
    Eden DCs Contracts team are split over numerous Contracts with the Grounds Maintenance being one.

  4. How many members of staff work(/ed) on parks and green spaces (headcount figures)?
    Eden DC employ a contractor whose time is also split across a number of contracts.

  5. If you have a budget allocation for the maintenance of parks and green spaces, what was this?
    As (a) above.
Response date
19 June 2018