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Football Club Payments - 1335/20

Date Responded 20 September 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

Please provide me with figures of income your force has received - or has agreed to receive - from football clubs to cover matchday policing in the 2018/19 season, the 2019/20 season and the 2020/21 season. Please state the name of the club and give three figures for each club, one for each season.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Finance Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held in part by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

 Team

2018/19

2019/20

Newcastle United FC

£180,637

£112,316

Sunderland AFC

£288,049

£94,350

Gateshead FC

£6,231

£0

 

No information is held for the 2020/21 season.

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