Hillingdon Wild Animal Licenses

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Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act (2000).
I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic animals, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.

Can I please request information on:
1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)

2. How many licenses are currently issued?

3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how many of each species?

Yours faithfully,

Russ Hunter

Residents Services FOI, Hillingdon Borough Council

Dear Russ Hunter,
I am writing in response to your request for information under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000, received on 23/03/2021

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your requests.  Therefore, the deadline for our response is
22/04/2021

“Your request for information may be delayed due to urgent operational
responses to dealing with Covid_19 priorities. We apologise for any
inconvenience this may cause. We do remain committed to responding to your
request and will respond as soon as we are able. Should our response to
your request breach the statutory timeframe and you remain unhappy with
our response, you have the right to complain to the Information
Commissioners Office. Their contact details are Information Commissioner's
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF”.

If we require further information or clarification from you to assist us
in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to be paid before we
can respond we will contact you shortly.

Yours sincerely
Riviane Araujo
Members Enquiries Monitoring Officer
Corporate Services and Resources
London Borough of Hillingdon
3S/03 Civic Centre
www.hillingdon.gov.uk

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From: Russ Hunter <[FOI #739572 email]>
Sent: 23 March 2021 14:49
To: FOI <[Hillingdon Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Hillingdon Wild Animal Licenses
 
Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act (2000).

I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic
animals, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.

Can I please request information on:

1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five
years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)


2. How many licenses are currently issued?


3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how
many of each species?

Yours faithfully,

Russ Hunter

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FOI, Hillingdon Borough Council

FOI 8765010
Dear Russ Hunter, 

I am writing in response to your request for information below. 

  

1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five
years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)

The London Borough have 1 premise that holds a DWA Licence – they have
made applications in 2017 and 2019.

2. How many licenses are currently issued?

The London Borough of Hillingdon currently have 1 licence issued.

3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how
many of each species?

Due to the nature of this business (Live Animal Border Inspection Post
BIP), this facility is licensed to include all animals on the DWA
Schedule.

 

If you have any queries regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to
contact me. 

If you wish to request an internal review of our response you should
write, within 2 months, to:

Office Managing Partner, Legal Services, Civic Centre, High St, Uxbridge,
UB8 1UW (or via email to [1][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] marked for the attention
of the Office Managing Partner).

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision. The
Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information Commissioner’s
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. 

Kind regards,
Data Protection & Freedom of Information Officer | London Borough of
Hillingdon | Legal Services 3E/04
Tel: 01895 55 6351 | FOI Email: [2][Hillingdon Borough Council request email] | SAR
Email: [3][email address
Address: London Borough of Hillingdon Civic Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1UW

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From: Residents Services FOI <[email address]>
Sent: 25 March 2021 13:54
To: [FOI #739572 email]
<[FOI #739572 email]>
Cc: FOI <[Hillingdon Borough Council request email]>
Subject: FOI 8765010 - From: Russ Hunter - Due on: 22nd April 2021
 
Dear Russ Hunter,
I am writing in response to your request for information under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000, received on 23/03/2021

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 we have 20 working days to
respond to your requests.  Therefore, the deadline for our response is
22/04/2021

“Your request for information may be delayed due to urgent operational
responses to dealing with Covid_19 priorities. We apologise for any
inconvenience this may cause. We do remain committed to responding to your
request and will respond as soon as we are able. Should our response to
your request breach the statutory timeframe and you remain unhappy with
our response, you have the right to complain to the Information
Commissioners Office. Their contact details are Information Commissioner's
Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF”.

If we require further information or clarification from you to assist us
in responding to your request, or if we require a fee to be paid before we
can respond we will contact you shortly.

Yours sincerely
Riviane Araujo
Members Enquiries Monitoring Officer
Corporate Services and Resources
London Borough of Hillingdon
3S/03 Civic Centre
www.hillingdon.gov.uk

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From: Russ Hunter <[FOI #739572 email]>
Sent: 23 March 2021 14:49
To: FOI <[Hillingdon Borough Council request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Hillingdon Wild Animal Licenses
 
Dear Hillingdon Borough Council,

I would like to make a request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act (2000).

I would like information on licenses to keep wild, dangerous or exotic
animals, issued by the Council under the 1976 Dangerous Wild Animals Act.

Can I please request information on:

1. How many applications have been made for licenses in the past five
years? 2016 - 2020 (This can include renewals of the license)


2. How many licenses are currently issued?


3. For what species of animal have these licenses been issued, and how
many of each species?

Yours faithfully,

Russ Hunter

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[FOI #739572 email]

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