Dear Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council,

1. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 could you please tell me the total number of w.t.e (whole time equivalent) dog wardens you employ?

2. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 how many Commercial Breeding Establishments are there for dogs? (Commercial Breeding Establishments defined as 5 or more litters per year)

Yours faithfully,

H. Guite

Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Dear Mr Guite,

Thank you for your request for information regarding ‘Dog wardens’ (reference number 04675). Your request was received on the 28/05/19 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and/or Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

If you have any queries about this request, please contact Information Governance on 01254 585852. Alternatively, our email address is [Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email].         

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind Regards,

Fatima Makken
Apprentice Information Governance Officer
Email: [email address]
01254 222527

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Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

Dear Mr Guite,

Thank you for your request for information regarding Dog Wardens (reference number 04675).

Unfortunately it is taking a little longer than anticipated to collate a response.

I am therefore writing to request a short extension period of one week.

Please accept my sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Information Governance Team
Information Technology, Management and Governance

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Dear Accesstoinformation,
I don't seem to have received a response from you to my request about dog wardens and dog breeding establishments. Would you mind replying as soon as possible please?.

Yours sincerely,

H. Guite

Dear Accesstoinformation,

Thank you for letting me know. That's fine. I look forward to your response next week.

Yours sincerely,

H. Guite

Accesstoinformation, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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Dear Mr Guite,

Thank you for your request for information regarding 'Dog Wardens' (reference number 04675); Please see our response below. If you have any queries regarding your request for information then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Please be advised we do not hold the data from 2005 to 2015 in regards to Question 2.

1. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 could you please tell me the total number of w.t.e (whole time equivalent) dog wardens you employ?

2011 - 2018 2 FTE
2018 - 2019 1 FTE

Prior to 2011 it was approximately 2 FTE

2. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 how many Commercial Breeding Establishments are there for dogs? (Commercial Breeding Establishments defined as 5 or more litters per year)

2016-2017 2
2017-2018 2
2018-2019 4

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request for information and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision, you should write to: Information Governance Manager, Information Governance, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, G Floor, Town Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DY or email [Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council request email]
 
If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO 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. 
 
Please find attached our 'have your say' feedback policy. 

Kind Regards,

Fatima Makken
Apprentice Information Governance Officer
Email: [email address]
01254 222527

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