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Freedom of information request response - 06561

FOI request

FOI ID number
06561
Regarding
Christmas decorations
Request

Please could you provide the costs incurred by the council, where relevant, for the following across the authority.

  1. Christmas lights
  2. Christmas decorations
  3. Installation of lights and decorations
  4. Light switch on events, including celebrity appearances
  5. Christmas events

Please only provide details of costs met by the council.

Expected layout:
Cost of lights and decorations - £xxx.xx
Installation costs - £xxx.xx
Switch on event costs - £xxx.xx

Please provide all this information for the following years
1. Christmas 2015
2. Christmas 2016
3. Christmas 2017
4. Christmas 2018
5. Christmas 2019

Our response

Response
  1. Christmas 2015

Cost of lights and decorations - 0

Installation costs - 0

Switch on event costs - 0

  1. Christmas 2016

Cost of lights and decorations - 0

Installation costs – £916.54

Switch on event costs – 0

  1. Christmas 2017

Cost of lights and decorations - 0

Installation costs - £610.51

Switch on event costs – 0

  1. Christmas 2018

Cost of lights and decorations - 0

Installation costs – 562.03

Switch on event costs – 0

  1. Christmas 2019

Cost of lights and decorations - 0

Installation costs – approx. £570

Switch on event costs - 0

It is not possible to provide an accurate answer as to how much electricity was used by the lights due to the size of building providing the power supply and the general increased use of electricity in the building due to colder temperatures etc.

Response date
04 December 2019