What happened at a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee (Wirral Council) 7th September 2021?

What happened at a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee (Wirral Council) 7th September 2021?

                                                

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: Wednesday 8th September 2021, 11:25 AM (BST).

Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee (Wirral Council) 8th September 2021
Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee (Wirral Council) 8th September 2021

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Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee (Wirral Council) 7th September 2021

Yesterday’s public meeting of Wirral Council’s Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee, held now in person at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton saw plenty of engagement during the meeting at question time with local residents, many of whom had concerns about Hoylake Beach.
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Majority of Wirral Council councillors agree settlement agreement with Nicklaus Joint Venture Group and payment of £495,000 over abandoned Hoylake Golf Resort project

Majority of Wirral Council councillors agree settlement agreement with Nicklaus Joint Venture Group and payment of £495,000 over abandoned Hoylake Golf Resort project

Majority of Wirral Council councillors agree settlement agreement with Nicklaus Joint Venture Group and payment of £495,000 over abandoned Hoylake Golf Resort project

                                                                   

Former Councillor Phil Davies facing questions on Hoylake Golf Resort at Hoylake Community Centre 9th December 2017
Former Councillor Phil Davies facing questions on Hoylake Golf Resort at Hoylake Community Centre 9th December 2017

By John Brace (Editor)
and
Leonora Brace (Co-Editor)

First publication date: Friday 20th August 2021, 9:19 AM (BST).

At a meeting of Wirral Council councillors held on the 11th August 2021 behind closed doors and not webcast, the Labour and Independent councillors outvoted Conservative, Green and Lib Dem councillors (who opposed it) in agreeing to a payment of £495,000 to Nicklaus Joint Venture Group Limited.
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Wirral Council’s Cabinet decide not to lend developer ~£26 million towards Celtic Manor Resort in Hoylake

Wirral Council’s Cabinet decide not to lend developer ~£26 million towards Celtic Manor Resort in Hoylake

Wirral Council’s Cabinet decide not to lend developer ~£26 million towards Celtic Manor Resort in Hoylake

                                      

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Cabinet (Wirral Council) 8th July 2019 Celtic Manor Resort

Cllr Pat Hackett (right) speaking about Celtic Manor Resort at a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Cabinet 8th July 2019
Cllr Pat Hackett (right) speaking about Celtic Manor Resort at a public meeting of Wirral Council’s Cabinet 8th July 2019

Wirral Council’s Cabinet (as you can watch above) decided not to lend developer Nicklaus Joint Venture Group Limited an estimated £26 million of borrowed money to finance the Celtic Manor Resort scheme (previously called Hoylake Golf Resort).
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How did Wirral Council councillors vote at a public meeting about the Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort?

How did Wirral Council councillors vote at a public meeting about the Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort?

How did Wirral Council councillors vote at a public meeting about the Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort?

                                            

Mayor Cllr Geoffrey Watt announcing the result of the vote Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort (Wirral Council) 25th February 2019
Mayor Cllr Geoffrey Watt announcing the result of the vote Hoylake Golf Resort/Celtic Manor Resort (Wirral Council) 25th February 2019

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Extraordinary Council (Wirral Council) 25th February 2019 Hoylake Golf Resort Part 1 of 5

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What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract (part 2)?

What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract (part 2)?

What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract (part 2)?

                                           

Earlier this year, as a result of a First-tier Tribunal case in which I was not a party (although I had made the original information request) I received a redacted copy of the 96 page Development Agreement between Wirral Borough Council and Nicklaus Joint Venture Group Limited that is for the Hoylake Golf Resort project (or Hoylake International Golf Resort as it’s referred to in the Development Agreement).

In February I published images of the first 25 pages, as well as the index and cover page. I also linked to a copy of the whole contract.

At there are questions about the Hoylake Golf Resort likely to be asked at the Wirral West Constituency Committee on Thursday evening, I thought it might be useful to publish images of some more of the pages of rest of the contract.
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