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Information Item Cost of the Night time Economy

Meeting: 13/10/2015 - Communities, Housing and Environment Committee (Item 48)

48 Report of Head of Housing and Community Services - The cost of the Maidstone Night time Economy


That the contents of the report be noted.


John Littlemore, Head of Housing and Communities introduced the report on the cost of the Maidstone night time economy. The report detailed the costs of managing Maidstone’s night time economy in terms of policing, CCTV, street cleaning and licencing.


During the course of the discussion the Committee questioned the true cost of the resources detailed in the financial snapshot given in the table at 5.2 of the report, with particular reference to CCTV and the night time economy.


It was agreed that a follow up report would be considered at the next meeting.


RESOLVED: That the contents of the report be noted.