Kingdom Services Group Litter Enforcement in Conwy County Borough Council - Data

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Dear Conwy County Borough Council,

Formal Freedom of Information Request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information in relation to litter enforcement carried out by Kingdom Services Group (KS) in Conwy.

Please provide a breakdown of offences, month by month, for the last 2 financial years that KS have been operational in Conwy of the number of FPNs issued, including, inter alia: -

i. age group

ii. gender

iii. location of offence

iv. type of litter associated with offence, ie cigarette related litter, dog fouling, food, 'other'

v. number of active KS enforcement officers during these calendar months

Following on from above, please provide a further breakdown of the data including: -

i. Number of FPNs paid to date, per calendar month

ii. Number of FPNs issued in Welsh.

iii. Number of instances whereby KS have had to obtain members of the public’s details through the DVLA

iv. Number of instances whereby KS have had to call North Wales Police, and consequently North Wales Police have attended.

v. Number of FPNs appealed, in the timescales defined above.

vi. Number of FPNs not paid and consequently submitted for hearing at the local
Magistrate’s Court, again per calendar month, for the timescales defined above.

vii. Number of subject access requests made by CCBC residents/visitors, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, for review of bodycam footage, as held by CCBC, both prior to and after prosecution.

viii. Number of instances subject access requests, including bodycam footage, under the Data Protection Act 1998, has been released to CCBC residents/visitors both prior to and after prosecution.

ix. Number of cases ruled in CCBC's favour, in the timescales defined above, at Magistrate’s Court

x. Number of FPNs pursued at Crown Court, in the timescales defined above

xi. Number of cases ruled in CCBC favour, in the timescales defined above, at Crown Court

xii. Number of cases dropped by CCBC following issue of summons and hearing date set.

Please clarify how accidental litter, ie dropped receipt, tissue etc is dealt with, as opposed to purposeful littering.

Please clarify how smoking related litter, ie discarded remains of cigarettes, cigars and like products, as defined in Section 98(5A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, is reported to the Welsh Assembly Government through the annual FPN returns process, ie is FPN data associated with smoking included in 'smoking related litter' as the norm, or in the general 'litter' category?

Please clarify whether FPN appeals are dealt with by CCBC employees or KS embedded staff.

I look forward to hearing from you shortly.

Yours faithfully,

Mrs W Watson BSc(Hons) MSc

Uned Llyw-Gwyb / Info-Gov Unit, Conwy County Borough Council

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Dear Uned Llyw-Gwyb / Info-Gov Unit,

I have not had a reply to my FOI request in the 20 working days required by legislation. I would appreciate it if you could arrange for the response to be submitted as soon as possible, otherwise I will have to submit for Internal Review.

Yours sincerely,

Mrs W Watson BSc(Hons) MSc

Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai FOI/Regulatory and Housing FOI, Conwy County Borough Council

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Dear Madam

Please find attached information in response to your Freedom of Information request.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of this response and should be sent by e-mail or by post to the address below, remembering to quote the above reference number in any future communications.

Please ensure all email correspondence is sent to the [Conwy Council request email] email address.

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, or if you are unhappy with this response you may appeal to the Information Commissioner’s Office – Wales, 2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH.

Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai/ Regulatory & Housing Services
Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy / Conwy County Borough Council
Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai FOI/Regulatory and Housing FOI [email address]

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Dear Conwy County Borough Council,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Conwy County Borough Council's handling of my FOI request 'Kingdom Services Group Litter Enforcement in Conwy County Borough Council - Data'.

Information in the attached spreadsheet is incomplete.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/k...

Yours faithfully,

Mrs W Watson

Uned Llyw-Gwyb / Info-Gov Unit, Conwy County Borough Council

Diolch am eich neges e-bost. Os ydych yn gofyn am fynediad at wybodaeth
dan delerau Deddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000 cewch ymateb o fewn ugain
niwrnod gwaith.

Thank you for your email. If you are requesting access to information
under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you will receive a
response within twenty working days.

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Uned Llyw-Gwyb / Info-Gov Unit, Conwy County Borough Council

ACK int/rev 0161-18 Dear Sir/Madam

Your internal review request is acknowledged. It will be dealt with and a response issued shortly.
If you have any queries about your request, do not hesitate to contact us, remembering to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Please ensure all email correspondence is sent to the [Conwy Council request email] email address

Uned Llywodreathu Gwybodaeth / Information Goverance Unit Cyngor Bwrdeistef Sirol CONWY County Borough Council E-Bost / E-Mail: [Conwy Council request email]

 

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Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai FOI/Regulatory and Housing FOI, Conwy County Borough Council

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Dear Madam

 

Please find attached information in response to your Freedom of
Information request.

 

We apologise for missing off the answer to question 2 viii,  this was
purely an oversight and not purposely left out.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the
right to ask for an internal review. Internal review requests should be
submitted within two months of the date of receipt of this response and
should be sent by e-mail or by post to the address below, remembering to
quote the above reference number in any future communications.

              

Please ensure all email correspondence is sent to the
[1][Conwy Council request email] email address.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, or if you
are unhappy with this response you may appeal to the Information
Commissioner’s Office – Wales, 2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way,
Cardiff, CF10 2HH.

 

Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai/ Regulatory & Housing Services   

Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy / Conwy County Borough Council       

Gwasanaethau Rheoleiddio a Thai FOI/Regulatory and Housing FOI
[2][email address]

 

 

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