Litter Statistics

Samantha Davey made this Freedom of Information request to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council,

I would like to request the following information on: 1) Litter under the Environmental Protection Act 1990, 2) Public Space Protection Orders under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 and 3) Community Protection Notices under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.
1. Data for the last 5 years on the following:
a) Under the EPA s88 how many fixed penalty notices for leaving litter were issued?
b) How many of these fines were paid and/or how many fines remain unpaid?
c) How many challenges have been made against payment of fines?
d) How many litter abatement notices were issued under the EPA s92?
e) How many street litter control notices were issued under EPA ss93-94?
f) How many litter clearance notices were issued under the EPA s92A?
2. Data from the time of commencement of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs):
a) Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act (ASBCPA) 2014, s59 how many PSPOs have been made?
b) Under the ASBCPA, s67 how many individuals have failed to comply with the order?
c) How many fixed penalty notices were issued for PSPOs under the ASBCPA, s68?
d) Under the ASBCPA, s61 how many further various have been made to orders in effect?
e) Under the ASBCPA, s66 how many times has the validity of the orders been challenged?
f) How many of these fines were unpaid?
3. Data from the time of commencement of Community Protection Notices (CPNs):
a) Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act (ASBCPA) 2014, s43 how many CPNs have been issued?
b) Under the ASBCPA s43 how many Community Protection Notices have been issued?
c) Under the ASBCPA, s52 how many fixed penalty notices have been issued?
Under the ASBCPA, s48 how many individuals have committed the offence of failing to comply with the order?
d) Under the ASBCPA, s46 how many appeals have there been against the CPNs?
e) How many fines remain unpaid?
If possible, it would be helpful if the data could be broken down by year, parish and type of litter offence (e.g. car litter, etc). If the council does not have the data (mentioned above) which body holds this data?

Yours faithfully,

Samantha Davey

FOI Information Governance Team,

Information request
Our reference: 2665096
 

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Dear Ms Davey
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 28 July
2017, the details of which are given below:
 
I would like to request the following information on: 1) Litter under the
Environmental Protection Act 1990, 2) Public Space Protection Orders under
the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 and 3) Community
Protection Notices under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act
2014.
1. Data for the last 5 years on the following:
a) Under the EPA s88 how many fixed penalty notices for leaving litter
were issued?
b) How many of these fines were paid and/or how many fines remain unpaid?
c) How many challenges have been made against payment of fines?
d) How many litter abatement notices were issued under the EPA s92?
e) How many street litter control notices were issued under EPA ss93-94?
f) How many litter clearance notices were issued under the EPA s92A?
2. Data from the time of commencement of Public Space Protection Orders
(PSPOs):
a) Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act (ASBCPA) 2014,
s59 how many PSPOs have been made?
b) Under the ASBCPA, s67 how many individuals have failed to comply with
the order?
c) How many fixed penalty notices were issued for PSPOs under the ASBCPA,
s68?
d) Under the ASBCPA, s61 how many further various have been made to orders
in effect?
e) Under the ASBCPA, s66 how many times has the validity of the orders
been challenged?
f) How many of these fines were unpaid?
3. Data from the time of commencement of Community Protection Notices
(CPNs):
a) Under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act (ASBCPA) 2014,
s43 how many CPNs have been issued?
b) Under the ASBCPA s43 how many Community Protection Notices have been
issued?
c) Under the ASBCPA, s52 how many fixed penalty notices have been issued?
Under the ASBCPA, s48 how many individuals have committed the offence of
failing to comply with the order?
d) Under the ASBCPA, s46 how many appeals have there been against the
CPNs?
e) How many fines remain unpaid?
If possible, it would be helpful if the data could be broken down by year,
parish and type of litter offence (e.g. car litter, etc). If the council
does not have the data (mentioned above) which body holds this data?
 
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2000  and we aim to send a response by 25 August 2017.
 
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Yours sincerely
 
 
Alison McCallum
Performance Support Officer
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information
Solihull Council

Tel: 0121 704 6076
[1]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
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Alison McCallum,

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Information request
Our reference: 2665096
 

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Dear Ms Davey
 
Thank you for your request for information received on 28 July 2017.
 
Please find attached our response to your request. 
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
Alison McCallum
Performance Support Officer
Corporate Performance, Policy and Information
Solihull Council

Tel: 0121 704 6076
[1]www.solihull.gov.uk
 
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Dear Alison McCallum,

Thanks for your response. I was just wondering, how many FPNs were issued in the last year alone?

Yours sincerely,

Samantha Davey

Teresa Evans,

Dear Ms Davey
 
I have contacted the relevant service area and I will provide their
response as soon as posssible.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Teresa Evans
Corporate Information Governance Officer
Solihull Council

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Dear Alison McCallum,

Thanks for your response. I was just wondering, how many FPNs were issued
in the last year alone?

Yours sincerely,

Samantha Davey

Alison McCallum,

Dear Ms Davey
 
I can confirm that none have been issued in the past year.
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
Alison McCallum

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Dear Alison McCallum,

Thanks for your response. I was just wondering, how many FPNs were issued
in the last year alone?

Yours sincerely,

Samantha Davey