Wednesday, 3 October 2007

Tall Ships Income

In response to my question at last full council the Mayor implied the Tall Ships Event was expected to run a surplus and the funds generated might be used to support Council services in the years after the race. Figures of upwards of £50,000,000 have been mentioned as the potential income for the town.

I have already submitted questions for the next Council meeting in October on the Tall Ships finances. I will be asking the Mayor to share with
Hartlepool Council the main sources he has identified for this income and the approximate amounts that each source will contribute to the £50,000,000 figure being quoted.

Unfortunately the exact wording of the question was not acceptable to the Chief Solicitor so I've had to re-word and re-
submit the Question, more news will be posted as it becomes available.

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