Freedom of information response

Celebrity fees

Publication date: 
Tuesday 19 June 2018

I’m contacting you to ask how much the authority has spent on appearance fees for “celebrities” since 2016 to the present date. For each spend please include the “celebrity’s” name, the date of the event, description (eg. Advertising campaign, Christmas lights switch on) and total spend on said event or campaign.
I suggest a search of council budget or spending documents containing the terms celebrity, appearance fee, endorsement fee etc


Celebrities name:                 James Whale                                                                                    Danny Crates

Date of the event:                February 2016                                                                                  February 2018

Description:                           To compare Civic Awards 2016                                                     To compare Civic Awards 2018

Total Spend:                         No cost to the council as fully sponsored                                   No cost to the council as fully sponsored

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Request reference:
FOI 7923