Litter Statistics in Carmarthenshire

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Dear Carmarthenshire 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 Environmental Protection Act (EPA) 1990, s87 how many individuals committed the offence of leaving litter?
b) Under the EPA s88 how many fixed penalty notices for leaving litter were issued?
c) How many of these fines were paid and/or how many fines remain unpaid?
d) How many challenges have been made against payment of fines?
e) How many litter abatement notices were issued under the EPA s92?
f) How many street litter control notices were issued under EPA ss93-94?
g) 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 paid and/or how many fines remain 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 have been paid and/or 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

FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

Dear Ms Davey

Thank you for your request for information, which was received on 28th January, 2017 and is being dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We are therefore required to provide a response within 20 working days, which will be on or before 24th February, 2017 although we will make every effort to provide you with a response as soon as practicably possible.

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In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any queries, remembering to quote the reference number above in any communications.

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Yours sincerely

John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth a Chwynion
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin

Information & Data Protection Officer
Information Governance & Complaints Team
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council

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FOIA, Carmarthenshire Council

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Dear Ms Davey,
 
I refer to your request for information, which was received on 28^th
January, 2017 and has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act
2000.  Please accept my apologies for the delay in providing this
response.
 
The specific information you requested was as follows:
 
“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 Environmental Protection Act (EPA) 1990, s87 how many
individuals committed the offence of leaving litter?
b) Under the EPA s88 how many fixed penalty notices for leaving litter
were issued?
c) How many of these fines were paid and/or how many fines remain unpaid?
d) How many challenges have been made against payment of fines?
e) How many litter abatement notices were issued under the EPA s92?
f) How many street litter control notices were issued under EPA ss93-94?
g) 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 paid and/or how many fines remain 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 have been paid and/or 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?”
 
In response, please find attached a file containing the relevant
information held by the Council.
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
John Tillman
Swyddog Gwybodaeth a Diogelu Data
Tîm Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth a Chwynion
Adran y Prif Weithredwr
Cyngor Sir Gaerfyrddin
 
Information & Data Protection Officer
Information Governance & Complaints Team
Chief Executive's Department
Carmarthenshire County Council
 
Mewnol/Internal: 4127
Allanol/External: 01267 224127
 
 
 
 

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