Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear Woking Borough 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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Woking Borough Council, Civic Offices, Gloucester Square, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6YL
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From: Naomi [[FOI #584213 email]]
Sent: 20 June 2019 00:30
To: Comments
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

Dear Woking Borough 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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Woking Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request.

Reference: (3362-14051372)
Subject: Cigarette Butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in
England

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000. Your request was received on 20/06/2019 and we are
dealing with it under the terms of the Act.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
the Council does not hold the information or there is a reason for it to
be withheld. We will write to you in any event.

In the meantime, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to
contact the Democratic Services Team at Woking Borough Council.

Democratic Services (FOI Request).
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.
[1]Email: [email address]
Tel: 01483 755855

Yours faithfully,

Woking Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.

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Woking Borough Council

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request.
Our Reference (3362-14051372).

Further to your request for information dated 20/06/2019, I can confirm that your request has been dealt with as a formal request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

You requested;
FOI Request Subject `Cigarette Butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England`.
FOI Request Details;
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?

.

I confirm that the Council holds information which meets the description contained in your request and the information requested is set out below.

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

- 1664.

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

- £100, reduced to £50 if paid within 10 day discounted payment period.

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?

- 22 FPNs unpaid and prosecuted in 2018.

I hope that you are satisfied with the way in which your request for information has been dealt with. If not, the Council has decided that any complaint regarding requests for information that cannot be dealt with satisfactorily on an informal basis should be dealt with in accordance with its established complaints procedure.

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GU21 6YL.
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Yours faithfully,

Emma Bourne.
Environmental Health Manager,
Woking Borough Council,
Civic Offices,
Gloucester Square,
Woking,
GU21 6YL.
[email address]

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