Environmental Fixed Penalty Notices

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Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

This is a freedom of information request.

I seek the following information on Fixed Penalty notices issued by the organisation for dog fouling, litter and fly-tipping over the last three financial years.

Please break the requested information down by year and ward, if possible.

1. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type issued.
2. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type issued that were subsequently paid.
3. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type that were referred to the procurator fiscal for non-payment.
4. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type that were written off without being paid by the recipient.

Additionally, for each financial year, please confirm how many FTE officers in the organisation were authorised to issue these fixed penalty notices.

Please do not supply the requested information in pdf format files. Please supply the requested information in Microsoft Excel format, or CSV format.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

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CNES FOI Team, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Good afternoon,

Re: help desk request (ticket ref 2018042527000265)
Thank you for your recent request submitted under the Freedom of
Information (Scotland) Act 2002. Please see the information requested
below.

Only issued dog fouling Fixed Penalty Notices. 

The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type issued
2015-16    1, Not paid – written off
2016-17    2, Paid
2017/18    2, Paid

6  FTE, including Environmental Health Officers.  .

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- Ally Tibbitt wrote:

Dear Comhairle nan Eilean Siar,

This is a freedom of information request.

I seek the following information on Fixed Penalty notices issued by the
organisation for dog fouling, litter and fly-tipping over the last three
financial
years.

Please break the requested information down by year and ward, if possible.

1. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type issued.
2. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type issued that were
subsequently
paid.
3. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type that were referred to
the
procurator fiscal for non-payment.
4.  The number of Fixed Penalty Notices of each type that were written off
without
being paid by the recipient.  

Additionally, for each financial year, please confirm how many FTE
officers in the
organisation were authorised to issue these fixed penalty notices.

Please do not supply the requested information in pdf format files. Please
supply
the requested information in Microsoft Excel format, or CSV format.

I look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Yours faithfully,

Ally Tibbitt

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