Dear Middlesbrough Council,

Could you answer the following questions please?

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?
2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?
3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the private company?
4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?
7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?
8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?
10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing against Dog Fouling?
11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?
12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the private company?
13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouking under? e.g. Dog Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.
14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?
15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?
16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for failing to pay the FPN?
17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are dog related?
18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?
19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid within 10 days.
20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary
21. If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the contract end date?

Yours faithfully,

Mr G Brady

foi, Middlesbrough Council

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Dear Mr Brady

 

REF NO:013897

 

Thank you for your recent enquiry, received on 12^th January 2019, in
relation to   Littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices.  I can
confirm that your enquiry is receiving attention and a response will be
provided within 20 working days following receipt of your enquiry as
allowed under the Environmental Information Regulations.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know the likely charges before proceeding.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact me direct on (01642) 729696/729698 or
email [Middlesbrough Council request email] should you require any further advice or
assistance with this or any other matter.

 

Yours sincerely

Janette Anderson

Information Requests Officer

Strategy, Information and Governance

P.O. Box 500
Civic Centre
Middlesbrough
TS1 9FT

Email:   [2][Middlesbrough Council request email]
 

 

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Dear Mr Brady

 

REF NO:013897

 

I am writing to confirm that Middlesbrough Council has now completed its
search for the information you requested on 12^th January 2019, in
relation to littering and Dog Fouling Fixed Penalty Notices.  Your request
has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the
Environmental Information Regulations. 

 

In your request you asked for the following information:

 

1. Which department is responsible for enforcing against Littering?

Response: Environmental Enforcement Team

 

2. Do you use a private company to enforce against Littering?

Response: No

 

3. If you answered yes to question 2, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

Response: N/A

 

4. What is the full price of a Littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?

Response: £80

 

5. Do you have a discounted price for a littering FPN and if yes, how long
is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if paid
within 10 days.

Response: £50 if paid within 10 days

 

6. How many FPNs did you issue for littering in 2018?

Response: 4

 

7. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were paid?

Response: 2

 

8. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were prosecuted for failing
to pay the FPN?

Response: 0

 

9. How many FPNs issued for Littering in 2018 were for smoking-related
materials e.g. Cigarette butts, rolled up cigarettes or Cigars?

Response: Not known

 

10. Could you confirm which department is responsible for enforcing
against Dog Fouling?

Response: Environmental Enforcement Team

 

11. Do you use a private company to enforce against Dog Fouling?

Response: No

 

12. If you answered yes to question 11, could you confirm the name of the
private company?

Response: N/A

 

13. What is the legislation you enforce Dog Fouling under? e.g. Dog
Control Order, fouling of land act or PSPO etc.

Response: Dog Control Order and a PSPO

 

14. How many FPNs did you issue for Dog Fouling in 2018?

Response: 7

 

15. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were paid?

Response: 3

 

16. How many FPNs issued for Dog Fouling in 2018 were prosecuted for
failing to pay the FPN?

Response: 2

 

17. Do you enforce against any other Dog Control Orders or PSPO’s that are
dog related?

Response: No

 

18. What is the full price of a Dog Fouling FPN?

Response: £50

 

19. Do you have a discounted price for a Dog Fouling FPN and if yes, how
long is the discounted period? e.g. The FPN will be discounted to £50 if
paid within 10 days.

Response: No

 

20. How many Parks do you have within the local authority boundary

Response: 5

 

21.  If you have answered yes to questions 2 and 11, could you confirm the
contract end date?

Response: N/A

If you have any queries about this response, please do not hesitate to
contact me direct on (01642) 729696/729698 or email
[Middlesbrough Council request email].  Please remember to quote the reference number
shown above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the way your request has been handled you may ask
for an internal review within 40 days of receipt of the response. You
should write to:-

Ann-Marie Johnstone,

Governance and Information Manager,
P.O. Box 500
2^nd Floor

Civic Centre

Middlesbrough

TS1 9FT

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for an
independent review.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: -

Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire,
SK9 5AF

Yours sincerely

Janette Anderson

Information Requests Officer

Strategy, Information and Governance
P.O. Box 500
Civic Centre

Middlesbrough

TS1 9FT

Email:   [Middlesbrough Council request email]
 

 

All intellectual property rights are reserved.  Trademarks, brand names,
company names, and logos are the property of Middlesbrough Council, or of
their respective owners.  Reproduction, alterations, modification,
distribution, or re-publication in any format, without prior written
permission from the property owner is forbidden.

 

The Council's copyright and other intellectual property rights are
protected by UK laws and by international treaties.

 

 

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