Freedom of information response

Street Lighting/Printing/Street Trees

Publication date: 
Monday 30 March 2020
Request: 

1. The council's total energy bill, including the cost of street lighting, for each of the financial years - 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.

2. The council's total printing bill, for each of the financial years - 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.

3. The number of new street trees that the Council has planted for each of the financial years - 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19

Response: 

1. Street lighting energy spends

Financial Year     Spend

2016/17                 £993,237.01

2017/18*               £498,673.07

2018/19                 £610,779.46

*Includes VAT refund but majority of savings from the LED implementation

2. Printing spends

Financial Year     Spend

2016/17                 £129,612

2017/18                 £171,696

2018/19                 £123,729

3. Please see previous response which provides data for trees planted: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi-responses/trees-felled-and-planted unfortunately at the present time we are not able to provide a breakdown of ‘street’ trees.

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Request reference:
FOI 9894