You can see full details of the FOI request here. As you can see, even if we ignore the thousands of pounds that are charged for removal of rubbish, in four out of the last six years the City Council has clawed back in charges more than it gave the event. It gives with one … A Freedom of Information request reveals how much Manchester City Council gives to, and charges, Manchester Pride
Since 2004 Manchester has had two Caribbean Carnivals. The one in July that has run for decades is now ignored by Manchester City Council. Go to the Council information centre and they will actually deny that there are two Caribbean Carnivals in Manchester each year.
LGBT community groups and HIV organisations that want to have a stall at the ‘Lifestyle Expo’ at this year’s Manchester Pride have been told they will have to pay £50 for the priviledge plus £30 for electricity.
The Manchester Pride website reports that Operation Fundraiser will be ‘will be hanging up its buckets’ this year.
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