Private developers in Newquay have paid almsot £3m towards public projects a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
This is Cornwall report:
NEWQUAY has received £2.9 million in contributions from housing and retail developers since 2000 and is owed a further £2.7 million, the Cornish Guardian can reveal.
Cornwall Council has released full details of Section 106 payments for the first time, following a comprehensive request by this paper under the Freedom of Information Act.
The information also shows a pot of more than £450,000 is sitting in the council’s bank account, earmarked for ‘open spaces’ projects, but has no schemes attached to it.