Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

Naomi made this Freedom of Information request to Colchester Borough Council

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Dear Colchester 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

Dear Colchester Borough Council,

I was hoping to hear back regarding my FOI request dated 19/6/19.
If you can get back to me as soon as possible, that would be great.

Thanks

Yours faithfully,
Naomi Davies.

Dear Colchester Borough Council,

Just finding out when I ame xpected to hear as the official deadline has passed.

Yours faithfully,

Naomi Davies

Dear Colchester Borough Council,

When will I hear back as the official deadline has passed and I am putting together the data.

Yours faithfully,

Naomi

Info, Colchester Borough Council

Dear Naomi,

 

Please accept my apologies as this is the first email I have received for
your request.

 

Unfortunately, your request cannot currently be dealt with under the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000. 

 

Section 8(1)(b) requires that a request for information must state the
name of the applicant and an address for correspondence. Applicants must
provide their real name and not use a pseudonym. Both email and postal
addresses are acceptable. 

 

Whilst you have provided a contact email address, you have not provided
your real name as your email only refers to Naomi.

 

If you are able to adjust your request and provide your name as above,
please do so and resubmit your request to [1][Colchester Borough Council request email] and we
will then be able to deal with this accordingly.

 

You can find advice and guidance about accessing information from public
bodies from the Information Commissioner’s Office at
[2]www.ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/official-information

 

Yours sincerely,

Customer Information

Colchester Borough Council

[3][Colchester Borough Council request email]

[4]https://www.colchester.gov.uk/info

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Hi,

I do apologise, my full name is Naomi Aharony.

Yours sincerely,

Naomi

Info, Colchester Borough Council

Dear Naomi,

 

Thank you for contacting Colchester Borough Council requesting information
regarding cigarette butts  - could you just confirm exactly what
information you require and the timeframe (dates).

 

Your request has been logged under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
2000 with the reference above. An officer is reviewing your request and
will respond accordingly. 

  

You can find advice and guidance about accessing information from public
bodies from the Information Commissioner’s Office at
 www.ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/official-information 

 

Many thanks,

 

Customer Information 

Colchester Borough Council 

[1][Colchester Borough Council request email]

 [2]https://www.colchester.gov.uk/info

 

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Hi,

My request was sent in June. Here it is again:

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?

When will I hear back as I am now collecting all my data and this has caused issued with timing.

Yours faithfully,
Naomi Aharony

Simon Askew, Colchester Borough Council

Dear Mrs Aharony

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

 

 

The response is against each of your questions below in red

 

 

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding this request
please email [1][Colchester Borough Council request email] quoting the reference number
above.                                   

 

Your right to request a review

 

If you are unhappy with our response to your request for information, we
have an internal review process . The internal review will be carried out
by our Monitoring Officer who will assess how your request was handled.

 

If you wish to request an internal review, please send an email to the
Monitoring Officer at  [2][Colchester Borough Council request email] or by post to: Monitoring
Officer, Colchester Borough Council, Rowan House, Colchester CO3 3WG. Your
review request should detail why you are unhappy with our response and
should be made as soon as practicable or within 2 months of our response.
We will respond when the review has been completed.

 

If you are not satisfied with the internal review, you may then refer to
the Information Commissioner’s Office for a decision on:

 

·         Whether we have responded to your request for information in
accordance with Part 2 of the Freedom of Information Act; or,

 

·         Whether we are justified in refusing to give you the information
requested

 

More detailed information on your rights to review is on the Information
Commissioner’s Office website:  [3]https://ico.org.uk

 

 

Kind regards

 

Simon Askew

Strategy & Performance Officer

Neighbourhood Services

Colchester Borough Council

[4]www.colchester.gov.uk

 

Telephone No. 01206 508797

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