Oldham Council increases profits from markets by 815% whilst cutting market spending by almost 40%

In 2014/15 Oldham Council spent 38.4% less on markets & made 815% more profit than in 2013/14 despite annual market turnover falling 0.3%, the total turnover of Oldham Council’s market account has fallen by 5% since 2012/13. In related news Oldham Council also made £248,000 profit from cemetaries & crematoria and £576,000 profit from security services.