Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear Gedling 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

Gedling Borough Council

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Abbie Hutchinson, Gedling Borough Council

Dear Naomi,

 

Freedom of Information Request 8959

 

Thank you for your email dated Thursday 20^th of June 2019 requesting
information about Fixed Penalty Notices.

 

In response to your request please find attached the information
requested.

 

1.  How many Fixed Penalty Notices has your council handed out in 2018 for
the littering of cigarette butts? - 56

 

2.  How much is your FPN for littering cigarette butts? - £50 in 2018/19
but now it is £65

 

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? - 9

 

I trust that this satisfies your request but if you have any queries
please do not hesitate to contact me on telephone 0115 9013824

 

If you are not satisfied with how your request has been dealt with then
you should complain by writing to the Chief Executive.  Your complaint
should be sent to [email address] or marked for the
attention of Executive Support at Gedling Borough Council, Civic Centre,
Arnot Hill Park, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 6LU. 

 

If you are still not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint then you
have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone 01625 545 700 or
www.ico.org.uk

 

Sent on behalf of

Kevin Nealon

Community Protection Manager

 

Abbie Hutchinson

Technical Administrator

 

Public Protection Service

Gedling Borough Council

Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park

Arnold, Nottingham NG5 6LU

0115 901 3998

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