FOI Request: Parking Charges and PCN totals

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Dear Shropshire Council,

Hope you are well and keeping in good health.

I am just getting in contact to make an FOI request regarding Parking Fines / PCN's in the area you represent.

I would be interested in seeing the following information:

1) The total number of Parking Charges / PCN's issued in your region across the time period below
2) The total amount of fines (in £) of PCN's issued across the time period
3) The Enforcement Officer / Warden / CEO who has issued the highest number of PCN's (CEO number is fine, not their name), and the total amount (£) of these across the time period
4) The top 5 streets with the most PCN's issued and the total amount (£) of these.

As a time frame I would like Apr -2019 to Apr - 2020 as a priority. If possible 2020- date would be appreciated also.

Ideally, I would like to receive this information in a spreadsheet format containing all data, with a summary page answering the four key points above. The full data would ideally be structured in the following way

Date of PCN I PCN Penalty (£) I Street I CEO Number I

In the event your authority covers more than on defined area of dense population (e.g. London boroughs) , I would be grateful if you could split the above information in the most logical way. Likewise, any other relevant information that you think would be logical and in the confines of the FOI budget would be greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Martyn John

FOI, Shropshire Council

Dear Mr John


Thank you for your request for information received on 26/10/2020.  We are
currently processing your request in accordance with the relevant

Your request is for information about parking fines and PCNs.

* This is a summary only and full details have been sent to the team
providing the response.
* If you feel the information is inaccurate or requires amendment,
please notify us as soon as possible using the contact details
provided below. 

Please note:
The Council has been facing unprecedented challenges this year. Firstly,
in response to the flooding in February and now in responding to the
coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. During this time, resources may have to
be diverted away from usual compliance or information rights work. The
council acknowledges that it can’t extend statutory timescales of requests
and everyone is doing their best to meet these. However, priority may have
to be given to other areas, eg the safeguarding of vulnerable people,
during this extraordinary period.
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Yours sincerely


Information Governance Team

Shropshire Council


Abbey Foregate




Tel:                  01743 252179 / 252774 / 252747

Email:             [Shropshire Council request email]

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Clare Hamer, Shropshire Council

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Dear Mr John


Please find attached a response to your freedom of information request.




Clare Hamer

PA to:

Rachel Robinson, Director of Public Health

Cllr Steve Charmley, Deputy Leader of the Council

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01743 252003


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