Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices

G Brady made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Babergh District Council as part of a batch sent to 379 authorities

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Babergh District Council,

Could you answer the following questions please?

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company?
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company?
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related?
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary
21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?

Yours faithfully,

Mr G Brady

BMSDC Data Protection,

Dear Sir,

Freedom of Information/Environmental Information Regulations request

Thank you for your request to Babergh District Council dated 12 January 2019. Your request will be answered within 20 working days.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact us. Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection
Tel: 0300 1234000 Email: [email address]
www.babergh.gov.uk www.midsuffolk.gov.uk
Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Working Together
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2BX

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Liz Tilbrook,

Dear Sir,

We refer to your recent request for information.

Request:

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company?
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company?
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related?
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary 21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?

Response:

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering? Environmental Protection.
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering? No.
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company? N/A.
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)? £80.
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days. The FPN will be discounted to £60 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018? 0
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid? N/A.
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN? N/A.
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars? N/A.
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling? Environmental Protection.
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling? No.
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company? N/A.
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc. Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018? 0.
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid? N/A.
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN? N/A.
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related? No.
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN? £50.
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days. No discount.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary 21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?
The Council does not have an individual list of parks and open spaces although it does own an extensive portfolio of parks, open spaces, nature reserves and amenity areas through the District. Council owned assets including parks and open spaces can be seen by following this link to our public mapping system: http://maps.midsuffolk.gov.uk/ Under Council and Democracy please click on Land Owned.

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Please contact us if you wish to re-use the information for commercial purposes so that the appropriate licence can be issued (in some instances a fee will be payable). Additionally, you must ensure that you gain permission before reproducing any third party (non Babergh/Mid Suffolk District Council copyright) information.

If you are unhappy with this response you may request an internal review of this matter via the Council’s corporate complaints procedure. If, after an internal review, you are still unhappy with the decision, you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at the following address: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF Tel: 01625 545 745 Email: [email address].

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection
Tel: 0300 1234000
Email: [email address]
www.babergh.gov.uk www.midsuffolk.gov.uk
Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Working Together
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX
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Liz Tilbrook,

Liz Tilbrook would like to recall the message, "Response: FOI request - Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices BE847-1819".
Emails sent to and from this organisation will be monitored in accordance with the law to ensure compliance with policies and to minimize any security risks. The information contained in this email or any of its attachments may be privileged or confidential and is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee. Any unauthorised use may be unlawful. If you receive this email by mistake, please advise the sender immediately by using the reply facility in your email software. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this email that do not relate to the official business of Babergh District Council and/or Mid Suffolk District Council shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by Babergh District Council and/or Mid Suffolk District Council.

Babergh District Council and Mid Suffolk District Council (BMSDC) will be Data Controllers of the information you are providing. As required by the Data Protection Act 2018 the information will be kept safe, secure, processed and only shared for those purposes or where it is allowed by law. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information. Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.
For more information on how we do this and your rights in regards to your personal information and how to access it, visit our website.

BMSDC Data Protection,

Dear Sir,

We refer to your recent request for information.

Request:

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company?
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company?
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related?
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary 21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?

Response:

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering? Environmental Protection.
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering? No.
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company? N/A.
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)? £80.
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days. The FPN will be discounted to £60 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018? 0
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid? N/A.
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN? N/A.
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars? N/A.
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling? Environmental Protection.
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling? No.
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company? N/A.
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc. Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018? 0.
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid? N/A.
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN? N/A.
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related? No.
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN? £50.
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days. No discount.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary 21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?
The Council does not have an individual list of parks and open spaces although it does own an extensive portfolio of parks, open spaces, nature reserves and amenity areas through the District. Council owned assets including parks and open spaces can be seen by following this link to our public mapping system: http://maps.midsuffolk.gov.uk/ Under Council and Democracy please click on Land Owned.

The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes of news reporting. Please contact us if you wish to re-use the information for commercial purposes so that the appropriate licence can be issued (in some instances a fee will be payable). Additionally, you must ensure that you gain permission before reproducing any third party (non Babergh/Mid Suffolk District Council copyright) information.

If you are unhappy with this response you may request an internal review of this matter via the Council’s corporate complaints procedure. If, after an internal review, you are still unhappy with the decision, you have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at the following address: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF Tel: 01625 545 745 Email: [email address].

Yours sincerely,

Data Protection
Tel: 0300 1234000
Email: [email address]
www.babergh.gov.uk www.midsuffolk.gov.uk Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Working Together Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich IP1 2BX
Emails sent to and from this organisation will be monitored in accordance with the law to ensure compliance with policies and to minimize any security risks. The information contained in this email or any of its attachments may be privileged or confidential and is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee. Any unauthorised use may be unlawful. If you receive this email by mistake, please advise the sender immediately by using the reply facility in your email software. Opinions, conclusions and other information in this email that do not relate to the official business of Babergh District Council and/or Mid Suffolk District Council shall be understood as neither given nor endorsed by Babergh District Council and/or Mid Suffolk District Council.

Babergh District Council and Mid Suffolk District Council (BMSDC) will be Data Controllers of the information you are providing. As required by the Data Protection Act 2018 the information will be kept safe, secure, processed and only shared for those purposes or where it is allowed by law. In some circumstances however we may need to disclose your personal details to a third party so that they can provide a service you have requested, or fulfil a request for information. Any information about you that we pass to a third party will be held securely by that party, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and used only to provide the services or information you have requested.
For more information on how we do this and your rights in regards to your personal information and how to access it, visit our website.