Oxford Wild Animal Licenses

Russ Hunter made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Oxford City Council

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Dear Oxford City Council,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000).
I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic animals, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.

Can I please request information on:
1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)

2. How many licenses are currently issued?

3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how many of each species?

Yours faithfully,

Russ Hunter

freedomofinformation, Oxford City Council

Dear Mr Hunter,
 
Oxford City Council – Reference: 9981
 
Thank you for your email below.  Your request was received on 23rd March
2021 and you will be sent a response within 20 working days (of receipt)
in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000/ Environmental
Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), subject to the information not being
exempt or containing reference to a third party.
 
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Yours sincerely
 
Kathryn Winfield
Information Governance Requests Officer
 
Kathryn Winfield | Information Governance Requests Officer | Oxford City
Council | Law and Governance | St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS |
Email: [1][email address] | T: 01865 252007
My working days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
 
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Follow the guidance: Clean hands. Wear a face mask. Keep your distance.
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freedomofinformation, Oxford City Council

Dear Mr Hunter,
 
Oxford City Council – Reference: 9981
 
Further to the acknowledgement below, I can respond to your Freedom of
Information Act 2000 request received on 23^rd March 2021 as follows:
 
I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic
animals, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.
 
1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five
years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)
None and there have been no applications in the last 5 years.
 
2. How many licenses are currently issued?
None
 
3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how
many of each species?
Not applicable
 
If you disagree with any part of the response to your request, you are
entitled to ask the Council for an internal review of the decision(s)
made.  You may do this by writing to the Monitoring Officer, by either
email – [1][email address] – or by post to Monitoring Officer, Oxford
City Council, St Aldate’s Chambers, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DS.  After
the result of the internal review, if you remain dissatisfied, you may ask
the Information Commissioner to intervene on your behalf.  You may do this
by writing to the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Kathryn Winfield
Information Governance Requests Officer
 
Kathryn Winfield | Information Governance Requests Officer | Oxford City
Council | Law and Governance | St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS |
Email: [2][email address] | T: 01865 252007
My working days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
 
Stop the virus from spreading. Keep Oxford safe.
Follow the guidance: Clean hands. Wear a face mask. Keep your distance.
Get tested if you have symptoms.
 
 
 
 
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