Community and Environment
Corporate Director – Brendon Hills
20 September 2010
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Dear Mr Panchaud FOI request diesel filling
I write in response to your recent request for information and I repeat your questions (in
italics) to assist with the interpretation of the reply.
Q1. Please provide the number of diesel vehicles currently operated by the Council
and the number of occasions any of these vehicles has been misfilled with petrol
requiring unscheduled servicing during each of the last two years.
Approx 210 units with Fraikin on contract hire. On average 6 incidents per annum petrol
put into a diesel vehicle.
Q2. Please provide the total direct cost associated with the mis-fuelling events.
Average cost per event £500 + VAT
Q3. If the motor vehicles are owned/maintained by a leasing company please
provide the name of the leasing company
If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish
to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to the Head of
Community Safety Services at the above address.
If you are not content with the outcome your complaint, you may apply directly to the
Information Commissioner (IC) for a decision. Generally, the IC cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by the council. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
address Harrow Council, Civic Centre PO Box 18, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2UT
tel 020 8424 1770 fax 0845 280 1845
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Yours sincerely A Appleby
A Appleby, Service Manager
Community Safety, Community and Environment Services