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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Appeal over ICO request to disclose Hoylake Golf Resort contract (EA/2017/0191) ends with First-tier Tribunal Judge Farrer QC, Wirral Council and ICO agreeing to partial disclosure

Appeal over ICO request to disclose Hoylake Golf Resort contract (EA/2017/0191) ends with First-tier Tribunal Judge Farrer QC, Wirral Council and ICO agreeing to partial disclosure

Appeal over ICO request to disclose Hoylake Golf Resort contract (EA/2017/0191) ends with First-tier Tribunal Judge Farrer QC, Wirral Council and ICO agreeing to partial disclosure

Hoylake Golf Resort contract cover page
Hoylake Golf Resort contract cover page

This blog has previously reported on First-tier Tribunal (information rights) case EA/2017/0191 which was Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council’s appeal of the regulator ICO’s decision notice FER0672223 (which resulted from an EIR request I made first on the 12th December 2016.
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What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract?

What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract?

What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract?

                                       

Continuing from yesterday’s post about the cancelled hearing, I’d better once again state I was the person who made the information request.

Here however is a brief chronology of what has happened so far.

12th December 2016 – EIR request made to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council by myself for 122 pages of information. Continue reading “What’s in Wirral Council’s 96 page Hoylake Golf Resort contract?”