Council spending - trips abroad

Town twinning trips to France

Visit from Hinckley to Grand Quevilly

Cost

Cost to Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council when Mayor and Consort visit twin town (any expenses incurred whilst on the visit outside the UK are met by the appropriate councils - that is, Grand Quevilly, France):

  • 2012: £317.00 (Cost of two flights from Birmingham to Paris in Economy class).
  • 2011: £536.60 (Cost of two flights with Flybe from Birmingham to Paris in Economy class) and £106 to insure two people and the Mayor's chain
  • 2010: £429.35 (Cost of three flights with Flybe from Birmingham to Paris in Economy class) and £106 to insure three people and Mayor's chain
  • 2009: £234.02 (Cost of two flights with Flybe from Birmingham to Paris in Economy class) and £106 to insure two people and Mayor's chain 
  • 2008: £223.95 (Cost of two flights with Flybe from Birmingham to Paris in Economy class) 

Destination

Twin Town, Le Grand Quevilly, France

Purpose of visit

To maintain links and relationship with Grand Quevilly as our twin town of Hinckley & Bosworth

Length of visit

Three nights

Attended by

Mayor and Mayoress/Consort (paid for by the council) and relevant councillors (at their own expense)

Cost

As detailed above (Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council covers cost of Mayor and Mayoress/Consort and others attend at their own expense).

Accommodation

Novotel Rouen Sud - booked and paid for by Grand Quevilly Council

Transport

Flights are in economy class. Transport to the UK airport is paid for by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council. Any other transport to visit twin town is met by relevant council.

Last updated: 03/07/2013 10:07 

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