Government of Jersey funding for Jersey Reds (FOI)
Government of Jersey funding for Jersey Reds (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 30 October 2023.
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Please advise if the Council of Ministers or any other government body did reject, renege upon or dismiss an opportunity or request to provide financial support to Jersey Reds in September 2023 over and above the £370,000 of grants provided in July and August. Was any decision made done on the basis of knowing the impact this would have on the fundamental financial viability of the club?
As the information requested is already in the public domain, Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 has been applied. Please see the links below:
States Assembly propositions:
Minister’s statement to the Assembly 3 October 2023:
2023.10.03 minister for economic development, tourism, sport and culture regarding the jersey reds.pdf (statesassembly.gov.je)
Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means
(1) Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.
(2) A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.