Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear South Staffordshire 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

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Dear South Staffordshire District Council,

I wanted to enquire if you had received my FOI request dated 19/6/19 and if you were able to supply a response soon please.

Thanks
Naomi Aharony

Komurcugil, Arif, South Staffordshire District Council

Dear Naomi

 

Freedom of Information Request Ref No: 378/2019

 

Thank you for your email of 19^th June 2019 where you requested
information about fixed penalty notices [FPN] for littering of cigarette
butts.

 

The information you requested is listed below.  

 

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

 

The Council issued 1 FPN in 2018 for the littering of a cigarette butt

 

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

 

The full amount for a depositing of litter offence is £75, reduced to £50
if paid within 10 days from the date of issue.

 

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?

 

No cases in 2018 was progressed to Court for failure to pay a FPN for
littering of cigarette butts.

 

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Arif Komurcugil

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