Notting Hill Carnival

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-10-19
Session date: 
October 19, 2016
Reference: 
2016/3951
Question By: 
Florence Eshalomi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

I have been asked to put the following question to you by a constituent:

'The Metro newspaper reported on 07.09.16 that policing the Notting Hill Carnival cost £6 million. Is that figure roughly correct?'

Answer

Answer for Notting Hill Carnival

Answer for Notting Hill Carnival

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please see my response to MQ 2016 / 2502.

The table below sets out the costs for the previous 2 years, and an estimate for 2016.  Data for years prior to 2014 is not readily available and would require significant manual data collection.

Year

Cost

2014

£7,231,336

2015

£7,780,196

2016 estimate

£7,112,863