How many violations of the Selective Licensing Scheme have resulted in prosecutions since the introduction of the scheme.

Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Joseph Scotland

Dear Hartlepool Council,

1. By calendar year and the year up to this date, and by each of the thirteen Selective Licensing streets

a) How many investigations of breaches of the Selective Licensing Scheme have occurred

b) How many prosecutions have resulted from those investigations

c) What is the outcome of those prosecutions

d) How many investigations have been halted as a result of the property no longer requiring a license

e) How many prosecutions have been halted as a result of the property no longer requiring a license

2. By calendar year and the year up to this date, and by each of the thirteen Selective Licensing streets

a)How many selective licenses have been denied

b) How many selective license have been denied as the proposed licence holder and/or manager are not ‘fit and proper’

c) How many selective license have been denied as the management arrangements for the property are not satisfactory

3. How are properties in breach of the scheme identified

Yours faithfully,

Joseph Scotland

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FOI Responses, Hartlepool Council

 

Dear Joseph,

 

Further to your request for information, I can advise as follows:-

 

 Question Response
1. By calendar year July 15 –Dec 15 Jan 16 – Dec16 Jan 17 –Dec 17 Jan 18
and the year up to – Apr
this date, and by   18
each of the
thirteen Selective    
Licensing streets
Nil  
 
(all potential 16
a) How many breaches were
investigations of resolved  
breaches of the informally.  No
Selective Licensing further action  
Scheme have     was required)
occurred  
Nil Nil  
   
(all potential (all potential  
  breaches were breaches were  
resolved resolved  
  informally.  No informally.  No  
further action further action N/A
  was required) was required) 0
 
       
N/A
b) How many N/A   N/A
prosecutions have  
resulted from those   N/A  
investigations N/A
N/A   <5
   
  N/A  
c) What is the  
outcome of those N/A    
prosecutions N/A
  N/A 0
 
     
d) How many
investigations have N/A    
been halted as a
result of the N/A
property no longer
requiring a license

 

e) How many
prosecutions have
been halted as a
result of the
property no longer
requiring a license
         

2.  By calendar        
year and the year
up to this date,        
and by each of the
thirteen Selective        
Licensing streets
0 0 0 0
 
       
a)How many
selective licenses 0 0 0 0
have been denied
       
 
       
b) How many
selective license 0 0 0 0
have been denied as
the proposed
licence holder
and/or manager are
not ‘fit and
proper’

 

c) How many
selective license
have been denied as
the management
arrangements for
the property are
not satisfactory.
3. How are All properties are monitored for compliance.
properties in
breach of the  
scheme identified

 

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