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Overall revenue of Aivars Lembergs’ party declined in 2016

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe revenue of the suspended Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs’ party For Latvia and Ventspils declined last year. The same applies to the size and number of donations, according to the party’s account for 2016.

The party received EUR 1,850 in donations last year. This means nearly one thousand euros less when compared with 2015, when the size of received donations was EUR 2,765. The party’s total revenue had declined from EUR 3,330 to EUR 2,520 even though revenue from membership fees had increased from EUR 565 in 2015 to EUR 670 in 2016.

The party had no other forms of income last year

The party’s total expenses had declined from EUR 2,437 in 2015 to EUR 1,537 in 2016. Payments were performed for different services – office rent associated expenses were EUR 79 and expenses for communication and IT services were EUR 207.

No money was spent on advertisement services last year. The largest expenses – EUR 1,251 – were mentioned in the party’s account in ‘Other services’ box. The party’s revenue and expenditure ratio was EUR 866 last year. The remaining amount of money at the end of the year was EUR 2,037.

One of the most prestigious journals in the world – The New York Times – has recently commented on Lembergs’ financial state, saying that the extent and origin of Lembergs’ wealth are fairly vague, but it has not stopped him from using political and business influence and stay in charge of Ventspils and its commercial port since 1988.

Delna – Society for Openness reports possible violations in information published on the internet in regards to municipal procurements. Delna believes procurements are tied to pre-election advertisements in Ventspils.

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