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A boost of £1.9 million spent in Perth throughout the festive period

Perth and Kinross Council have confirmed a economic impact of £1.9 million was invested throughout Perth.
Mark Wright at the Christmas Light Switch-On in 2013.

Perth and Kinross Council have confirmed a economic impact of £1.9 million was invested throughout Perth.

£1.9 million was spent in Perth, Perth Gazette can confirm. A council spokesman also confirmed £8,350 was spent on Gareth Gates during the Commonwealth Games Celebration.

Perth and Kinross Council are not giving out the information on the total of Peter Andre but a spokesmand said: “Section 36(2) states that Information is exempt information if it was obtained from another person or company, and if its disclosure would constitute an actionable breach of confidence.

The contracts signed by Perth and Kinross Council in relation to the hiring of acts for this event contained clauses prohibiting the release of financial information.

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However, I can advise you of the following; Travel, Accommodation and Expenses £4496: Entertainment Costs (fees for all artistes, bands, street entertainers, parade costs, ice sculptures etc.) £56720 . I understand that the events on Saturday 22 November 2014 returned an economic impact of £1.9 million to Perth,”

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