The amounts spent on the above named venues in 2008-09 are set out in my response to PQ 319132. The purposes for using these venues are provided in the following list. GOSE premises were being refurbished between September 2008 and March 2009 which meant that a number of meetings that would normally have been held in-house were held in external locations.
A number of Regional Resilience meetings with local resilience partners, and overseas emergency planners—9 October, 21 November, 5 December all 2008 and 7 January, 18 January, and 6 March all 2009.
Government office senior management team meeting— 30 September 2008
Housing and planning meeting—16 October 2008
Government office directorate restructuring planning meeting— 11 November 2008
Substance misuse partnership meeting—2 December 2008
Sustainable food and farming strategy partnership meeting— 19 March 2009
Government office directorate meeting—25 March 2009.
Accommodation costs for GOSE staff supporting the full Cabinet Meeting in Southampton—23 February 2009
A partnership meeting to discuss Young Peoples Substance Misuse—25 September 2008
A seminar for the South East Analysts network to look at and consider regional crime statistics—25 September 2008
Two meetings of the regional forum for the Drug Intervention Programme—24 October 2008 and 21 January 2009
A meeting to discuss the Civil Service South East agenda— 28 November
A meeting of the South East Regional (drugs) Availability Group attended by representatives of the police and partners from local authorities—16 January 2009
A business planning meeting to agree future priorities for GOSE's work on community cohesion and empowerment and on support to the third sector—12 February 2009
A Regional Resilience seminar with local emergency planners— 29 April 2009
GOSE non-executive director overnight accommodation, prior to GOSE Audit Committee and Board Meetings—15 April, 17 June, 24 September, 15 October all 2008
The Angel Posting House and Livery
European Social Fund Regional Committee—26 February 2009