Enforcement of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

Rowan Bridge made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Greenwich Borough Council as part of a batch sent to 309 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear FOI team,

I would like to make the following requests under the Freedom of Information Act.

1. How many visits have your Local Authority Officers made to licensed Scrap Metal Dealers in order to enforce the provisions of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 since October 2018?

2 How many closure orders have been issued or enforcement actions undertaken by yourselves against scrap metal dealers, both mobile and site-based, since October 2018?

Yours faithfully,

Rowan Bridge

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

 

Thank you for your request dated 26 February 2020

 

Your request will be answered by 25 March 2020

 

If you have any queries about this request, please contact me, quoting the
reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   3^rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18
6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing a response to your
Freedom of Information request.  This is due to urgent operational
responses in dealing with Covid-19 priorities.  We apologise for any
inconvenience this may cause, we do remain committed to responding to your
request and will respond as soon as we are able to do so.  

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

020 8921 5044

Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW

[1]www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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From: foi
Sent: 26 February 2020 12:25
To: 'Rowan Bridge' <[FOI #650318 email]>
Cc: foi <[Greenwich Borough Council request email]>
Subject: FOI-37666: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement of the
Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

 

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

 

Thank you for your request dated 26 February 2020

 

Your request will be answered by 25 March 2020

 

If you have any queries about this request, please contact me, quoting the
reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   3^rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18
6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

ü Please consider the environment before printing this email

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

foi, Greenwich Borough Council

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

 

Thank you for your request dated 26 February 2020

 

Our response is as follows:

 

1.       How many visits have your Local Authority Officers made to
licensed Scrap Metal Dealers in order to enforce the provisions of the
Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 since October 2018?

 

One visit to a licensed scrap metal dealer has taken place within the
period specified.

 

2.       How many closure orders have been issued or enforcement actions
undertaken by yourselves against scrap metal dealers, both mobile and
site-based, since October 2018?

 

No closure orders have been applied for, nor any enforcement action
commenced, within the period specified.

 

 

If you have any queries about this correspondence, please contact me,
quoting the reference number above.

 

If you are not satisfied with our response to your request, you can ask
for an Internal Review.  Internal review requests must be submitted within
two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original
request.  If you wish to do this, please contact us in writing, setting
out why you are dissatisfied.

 

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the Internal Review, you may
apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. 
Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the
Internal Review procedure provided by the Council. You can contact the ICO
by emailing [1][email address], or by post at Customer Contact,
Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
SK9 5AF.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   3^rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18
6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

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From: foi
Sent: 25 March 2020 16:21
To: 'Rowan Bridge' <[FOI #650318 email]>
Cc: foi <[Greenwich Borough Council request email]>
Subject: FOI-37666: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement of the
Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

 

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing a response to your
Freedom of Information request.  This is due to urgent operational
responses in dealing with Covid-19 priorities.  We apologise for any
inconvenience this may cause, we do remain committed to responding to your
request and will respond as soon as we are able to do so.  

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

020 8921 5044

Room 20 Basement The Town Hall, Wellington Street, London SE18 6PW

[2]www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

ü Please consider the environment before printing this email

 

 

From: foi
Sent: 26 February 2020 12:25
To: 'Rowan Bridge' <[3][FOI #650318 email]>
Cc: foi <[4][Greenwich Borough Council request email]>
Subject: FOI-37666: Freedom of Information request - Enforcement of the
Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

 

Dear Mr Bridge

 

Freedom of Information request:  FOI-37666

 

Thank you for your request dated 26 February 2020

 

Your request will be answered by 25 March 2020

 

If you have any queries about this request, please contact me, quoting the
reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Jackie Jago

Head of Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Directorate of Communities & Environment

Royal Borough of Greenwich

 

' 020 8921 5044

*   3^rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, London, SE18
6HQ

8 www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

ü Please consider the environment before printing this email

 

 

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir