Freedom of information request response - 05839

FOI request

FOI ID number

I would like to know:

  1. How many people does the council currently employ in communications, press office and/or public relations positions? 
  2. What was the total annual spend by the council on public relations, press office and communications for the calendar year of 2018?
  3. Does the council use any external organisations to handle communications or public relations? If so, which companies are used and how much did the council spend on these services in 2018

Our response

  1. One
  2. £62,548.
  3. The Council used the services of the company; ‘We Are Intro’ during 2018, the cost of which was £15,480.
Response date
18 January 2019