COVID-19 restriction fines

T.J made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Dear Caerphilly County Borough Council,

I am writing to kindly request information on the number of COVID-19 related fines issued by the council. In particular, I would like to ask:

- How many fines have been issued by the local authority to businesses and other individuals/groups for the contravening of COVID-19 restrictions since March 2020?
- If possible, what is the total value of the fines issued?
- How many of these fines were issued to businesses between October 2020 and January 2021 (most recent date available is fine)?
- How many businesses have been closed for the contravening of COVID-19 restrictions?

I would like to thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Tyler Jenkins

WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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Thank you for your recent FOI / EIR request. Please find attached an acknowledgement for this request.

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WWW: FOI, Caerphilly County Borough Council

 

Dear Tyler Jenkins

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Thank you for your request for information received on the 13th January.
We have considered your request and enclose the following information –

 

(1) How many fines have been issued by the local authority to businesses
and other individuals/groups for the contravening of COVID-19 restrictions
since March 2020?

 

5

                                                                

(2) If possible, what is the total value of the fines issued?     

 

£300

 

(3) How many of these fines were issued to businesses between October 2020
and January 2021 (most recent date available is fine)?

 

3

                                                                                   
                               
                                                               

(4) How many businesses have been closed for the contravening of COVID-19
restrictions? 

 

6 in total -

 

4 issued with closure notices

2 issued with prohibition notices and directed to close

 

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