Fishing fees collected

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Dear Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental Information Regulations.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.
I refer to the following link on your website
http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200248/p...

"Sandwell Council issues tickets which allows fishing at the following pools:
Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich
Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Bromwich
Sheepwash Nature Reserve, Tipton
Hydes Pool, Woden Road South, Wednesbury
West Smethwick Park, Smethwick
Victoria Park, Tipton.
Fishing Fees and Charges for Sandwell Pools
Type of ticket
Price
Adult Season Ticket
£50
Under 16s / Over 60s Season Ticket
£25
Adult per day (maximum 2 rods)  
£6
Under 16s / Over 60s per day (maximum 2 rods)
£3.50
You can buy fishing season tickets from Sandwell Park Farm, please ask in the shop. Bring a passport size photo so we can issue you with your season ticket."

Please provide information for the last 5 years period 1st April 2012- 1st April 2017.
(I) Number of adult season tickets sold for each year
(ii) Number of under 16s/over 60's season tickets sold for each year
(iii)Number of adult day tickets sold for each year
(iv) Number of under 16's/over 60s day tickets sold for each year

Please provide the total revenue earned by the council from fishing between 1st April 2012 -1st April 2017.

I understand that under the act, I should be entitled to a response
within 20 working days. I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received
this request. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future via the what do they know website address.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Mr - Carroll
 
 
Your request for information has been passed to an investigating officer.
 
Your reference is FS-Case-56841107
 
 
Thank you
 
Sandwell MBC

Dear Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council,

Could you please respond to this request Ref FS-Case-56841107 which is now delayed.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Carroll

Sandwell MBC, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Dear Mr - Carroll,
 
Information Request - FS-Case-56841107
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. In response to your
request I can confirm the following:
 
 
Thank you for your freedom of information request shown below and please
accept our apology for the delay in responding to you: I am writing to
make an open government request for all the information to which I am
entitled under the Freedom of Information Act and the Environmental
Information Regulations. In order to assist you with this request, I am
outlining my query as specifically as possible. If however this request is
too wide or too unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I
understand that under the act, you are required to advise and assist
requesters. I refer to the following link on your website
http://www.sandwell.gov.uk/info/200248/p...
"Sandwell Council issues tickets which allows fishing at the following
pools: Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley Country
Park, West Bromwich Sheepwash Nature Reserve, Tipton Hydes Pool, Woden
Road South, Wednesbury West Smethwick Park, Smethwick Victoria Park,
Tipton. Fishing Fees and Charges for Sandwell Pools Type of ticket Price
Adult Season Ticket £50 Under 16s / Over 60s Season Ticket £25 Adult per
day (maximum 2 rods) £6 Under 16s / Over 60s per day (maximum 2 rods)
£3.50 You can buy fishing season tickets from Sandwell Park Farm, please
ask in the shop. Bring a passport size photo so we can issue you with your
season ticket." Please provide information for the last 5 years period 1st
April 2012- 1st April 2017. (l) Number of adult season tickets sold for
each year (ii) Number of under 16s/over 60's season tickets sold for each
year (iii) Number of adult day tickets sold for each year (iv) Number of
under 16's/over 60s day tickets sold for each year Please provide the
total revenue earned by the council from fishing between 1st April 2012
-1st April 2017. We respond as follows: (I) 2012 = 1 2013 = 0 2014 = 2
2015 = 2 2016 = 0 2017 = 3 (ii) 2012 = 0 2013 = 2 2014 = 0 2015 = 0 2016 =
0 2017 = 0 (iii) 2012 = 0 2013 = 0 2014 = 0 2015 = 0 2016 = 0 2017 = 0
(iv) 2012 = 0 2013 = 0 2014 = 0 2015 = 0 2016 = 0 2017 = 2 The total
revenue is £303.
 
 
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