Littering and Fly-tipping

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Dear Barrow in Furness Borough Council,

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

Could you please answer the following questions with regards to Littering and Fly-tipping in your area - thank you!

Please could you provide the requested data per year for the last 5 years (2015- 2020)

1. What is the fine cost of a littering Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN)?
2. How many FPNs did you issue for littering?
3. How many FPNs for littering were paid for each year over the last 5 years?
4. How many council complaints have you had for littering?
5. How many employees do you have that litter pick and how has this number changed over the last 5 years?
6. How many journalist inquiries regarding litter picking have you received over the last 5 years?
7. How many staff members were furloughed during 2020 and 2021?

Please could you provide the requested data per year for the last 5 years (2015- 2020)

1. What is the fine cost for a Fly-tipping FPN?
2. How many fly-tipping FPN have you issued for each year over the last 5 years?
3. How much money was collected from FPNs for Fly-tipping each year for the last 5 years?
4. How many reports/complaints on fly-tipping did you receive for the above time frame?
5. What is the cost to the council to rectify fly-tipping offences?

Thank you so much,
Ellen Blacow

Freedom of Information, Barrow in Furness Borough Council

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