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Enforcement of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013

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Dear FOI team,

I would like to make the following requests under the Freedom of Information Act.

1. How many visits have your Local Authority Officers made to licensed Scrap Metal Dealers in order to enforce the provisions of the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 since October 2018?

2 How many closure orders have been issued or enforcement actions undertaken by yourselves against scrap metal dealers, both mobile and site-based, since October 2018?

Yours faithfully,

Rowan Bridge

freedomofinformation, Oxford City Council

Dear Mr Bridge,

Oxford City Council – Reference: 9074

Thank you for your email below. Your request was received on 26th February 2020 and you will be sent a response within 20 working days (of receipt) in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000/ Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR), subject to the information not being exempt or containing reference to a third party.

Yours sincerely

Kathryn Winfield
Freedom of Information Officer 

Kathryn Winfield | Freedom of Information Officer | Oxford City Council | Law and Governance |
St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS | Email: [email address] | T: 01865 252007
My working days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

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freedomofinformation, Oxford City Council

Dear Mr Bridge,
 
Oxford City Council – Reference: 9074
 
Further to the acknowledgement below, I can respond to your Freedom of
Information Act 2000 request received on  26^th February 2020 as follows:
 
1.  How many visits have your Local Authority Officers made to licensed
Scrap Metal Dealers in order to enforce the provisions of the Scrap Metal
Dealers Act 2013 since October 2018?
     We only licence one site, and have visited once since October 2018.
 
2   How many closure orders have been issued or enforcement actions
undertaken by yourselves against scrap metal dealers, both mobile and
site-based, since October 2018?
     No enforcement actions taken against Oxford City Council Licences
     3 enforcement actions taken against mobile collectors not holding
licences with Oxford City Council.
 
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made.  You may do this by writing to the Monitoring Officer, by either
email – [1][email address] – or by post to Monitoring Officer,
Oxford City Council, St Aldate’s Chambers, St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1DS. 
After the result of the internal review, if you remain dissatisfied, you
may ask the Information Commissioner to intervene on your behalf.  You may
do this by writing to the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Kathryn Winfield
Freedom of Information Officer 
 
Kathryn Winfield | Freedom of Information Officer | Oxford City Council |
Law and Governance |
St. Aldate's Chambers | Oxford | OX1 1DS | Email:
[2][email address] | T: 01865 252007
My working days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
 
 
 

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