Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear Richmondshire 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

Richmondshire District Council

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Richmondshire District Council

Dear Sir/Madam

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information request 144000

Your request for information has now been considered and the information
requested is below.

Information disclosed:

Request:

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?

Response:

1. 3

2. £80 reduced to £60 if paid within 14 days

3. Zero, all paid

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