Dear Lewes District Council,

1. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 could you please tell me the total number of w.t.e (whole time equivalent) dog wardens you employ?

2. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 how many Commercial Breeding Establishments are there for dogs? (Commercial Breeding Establishments defined as 5 or more litters per year).

Yours faithfully,

H. Guite

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Dear Dr Guite,

 

Information Request:  FOI 9201

 

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1. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 could you please tell me the total
number of w.t.e (whole time equivalent) dog wardens you employ?

Lewes District Council employed one full time dog warden from 2005/6
through to 2017 when the role was incorporated into the Neighbourhood
First team and the Neighbourhood Advisors then commenced dealing with dog
issues.

 

2. For each year from 2005/6 to 2018/19 how many Commercial Breeding
Establishments are there for dogs? (Commercial Breeding Establishments
defined as 5 or more litters per year).

The Animal welfare Act came into force in October 2018 and before that
Lewes District Council did not licence dog breeders.

The Council currently has 1 breeder licensed.

 

 

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Dear Kevin Rance,
Many thanks for sending the information about dog wardens and dog breeding establishments. So that I can enter a numerical value for 2017 and 2018 could you let me know approximately how many neighbourhood advisors there are and what proportion of their time (roughly) is allocated to dog warden type tasks?

Yours sincerely,

H. Guite

Rance, Kevin,

Dear Dr. Huite,

There are a further 8 Advisors who cover the Lewes area with the same duties as those in Eastbourne which covers dog behaviour issues when required.

Regards,

Kevin Rance
Information Governance Officer
Tel: +44(0)1273 471600
[email address]
Lewes and Eastbourne Legal Services acting on behalf of Lewes District Council and Eastbourne Borough Council

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