Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty Notices per local authority in England

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Dear Gosport 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

FOI Enquiries, Gosport Borough Council

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Bassett, Jane, Gosport Borough Council

Dear Naomi

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information
GBC Ref: FOI065

Thank you for your request for information dated 19th June 2019, this is currently being dealt with in accordance with the legislation and the information you have requested will be sent to you within 20 working days (17th July 2019).

In the meantime if I can be of further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Jane Bassett
FOI Co-Ordinator

Streetscene | Town Hall | High Street | Gosport | Hampshire | PO12 1EB | Tel: 08000 198598 | HSPN: 6405303 | Britdoc: DX136567 Gosport 2

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Bassett, Jane, Gosport Borough Council

Hello Naomi

 

I have been informed by the Enforcement Team that we do not specifically
have a record showing littering of cigarette butts, it is simply
littering.  Do you still want an answer on the littering FPN’s we have
issued?

 

Kind regards

 

Jane Bassett

Streetscene Admin Officer

 

Streetscene | Town Hall | High Street | Gosport | Hampshire | PO12 1EB |
Tel: 08000 198598 | HSPN: 6405303 | Britdoc: DX136567 Gosport 2

 

 

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Dear Jane,

Yes please that would be great.

Thanks
Yours sincerely,

Naomi

Dear Jane,

Do you know if you can get a reply to me regarding general littering as you stipulated?

Thanks again

Yours sincerely,

Naomi Aharony

Bassett, Jane, Gosport Borough Council

Hello Naomi

I am sorry about the lateness of the reply. The person I asked for the response was on leave last week and did not respond to me before she left, I have only returned to the office today, I will compose the response and send it to you by 5pm today.

Kind regards

Jane Bassett
Streetscene Admin Officer

Streetscene | Town Hall | High Street | Gosport | Hampshire | PO12 1EB | Tel: 08000 198598 | HSPN: 6405303 | Britdoc: DX136567 Gosport 2

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Bassett, Jane, Gosport Borough Council

Dear Naomi

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Request for Information

GBC Ref: FOI065

 

Thank you for your information request dated 19^th June 2019.

 

Please find below the information you have requested.

 

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Jane Bassett

FOI Co-ordinator

 

 

 

From: Naomi [[FOI #583991 email]]

Sent: 19 June 2019 11:32

To: FOI Enquiries

Subject: Freedom of Information request - Cigarette butts – Fixed Penalty
Notices per local authority in England

 

Dear Gosport 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? – We issued 12 FPN’s for littering in
2018, none went   to Court.

2. How much is your FPN for littering cigarette butts? Littering fines are
£50 if paid within 7 days or £75 within 14 days

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?  None

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Naomi

 

 

 

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