Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices

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Dear Southend on Sea Borough 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

Southend FOI requests, Southend on Sea Borough Council

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Dear G Brady,

 

Thank you for your request received on 12.01.19 for information which will
be under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 or the Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 as appropriate. Your request should receive a
reply by 11.02.19.

 

If you have any queries please get in touch quoting the FOI reference
number FOI 08068.

 

Kind regards,

 

Dominic Sexton – Corporate Freedom of Information Team – Southend-on-Sea
Borough Council

Creating a Better Southend

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Dear Mr Brady

 

In response to your Freedom of information request number 8068, in which
you asked the following questions

 

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 Fouling 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?

 

I can confirm that a search for the information has been completed.

 

1.    Environmental Care Team

2.    No

3.    N/A

4.    £150

5.    £100 if paid within 10 days

6.    12

7.    8

8.    0

9.    0

10. Environmental Care Team

11. No

12. N/A

13. PSPO

14. 0

15. 0

16. 0

17. Yes

18. £150

19. £100 if paid within 10 days

20. 80

 

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request and wish to request a review of our response, you should write to
the Head of Policy, Engagement and Communication, Transformation Service,
PO Box 6, Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER.
If you are not content with the outcome of your review, you can make a
complaint under the Council’s complaints process by writing to Corporate
Complaints Officer, Corporate Services Department, PO Box 6, Civic Centre,
Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6ER.

                         

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exhausted the Council’s complaints procedure. The Information Commissioner
can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Kind regards

 

Debee Skinner | Business Intelligence Officer | Southend-on-Sea Borough
Council

 

Creating a Better Southend

 

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