Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear North Kesteven District Council,

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out in 2018 for the littering of cigarette butts?
2. How much is your FPN for littering cigarette butts?
3. How many FPN’s have not been paid within the allocated time frame, and subsequently gone to court for littering cigarette butts in 2018?

Yours faithfully,

Naomi

NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: 19/131

20th June 2019

Dear Naomi,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request regarding: Fixed Penalty
Notices.

We can confirm your request was received on 19th June 2019. This will be
dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and
answered within twenty working days.

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Yours sincerely

Alex Sales

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NK - FOI, North Kesteven District Council

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Ref No: FOI 19/131

 

25 June 2019

 

Dear Naomi

 

We refer to previous correspondence regarding your request for information
relating to: Fixed Penalty Notices.

 

The information, as provided by our Environmental Protection Team Manager,
is given below:

 

1. How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out in 2018 for
the littering of cigarette butts? - 1

2. How much is your FPN for littering cigarette butts? - £75.00

3. How many FPN’s have not been paid within the allocated time frame, and
subsequently gone to court for littering cigarette butts in 2018? –1.
However, the case did not go to court due to an issue with the appeals
process.

 

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right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response,
quoting the above reference number, via email at: [1][North Kesteven District Council request email]
or by post to North Kesteven District Council, Corporate and Customer
Services, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincs, NG34 7EF.

 

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decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Corporate Information Team

 

 

Freedom of Information
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