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Seagull incidents and costs

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Benjamin Butcher

Hello,

I am writing to request information relating to seagulls /gulls in your local area, please can you supply:

1. How many complaints involving seagulls/gulls did the council receive in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022*

2. How many incidents involved a seagull/gull attacking an individual or pet in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022*

3. How much was spent on seagull/gull management in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022**?

4. Please give a brief description of the measures taken relevant to question 3.

5. Does your local authority have a specific fine regime related to gulls?. If so, please give a breakdown of fines given for feeding gulls in the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022?

*For 2022, give the latest data at the point of reply
**If easier, please feel free to supply with financial years if easier.

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Yours faithfully,

Benjamin Butcher

Access Information, Staffordshire County Council

Dear Benjamin Butcher

Thank you for your request for information.

The information you have requested is not held by Staffordshire County Council as it does not relate to a County Council function.

I therefore recommend that you send your request to the local borough and district council(s) and/or Stoke on Trent City Council - https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Contact...

A summary of information that the county council does and does not hold is available on our website - www.staffordshire.gov.uk/Councilinformat...

If you have any comments relating to how your request has been handled by our authority you should contact us in the first instance. Send your comment or complaint to:

Access to Information Manager, Access to Information Team, Staffordshire County Council, 1 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2DH or email [Staffordshire County Council request email]

If you then have any further comments relating to how your request has been handled by our authority, please contact the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF or submit an online complaint - https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/

Regards
  
Denise McNally-Cyples

Denise McNally-Cyples │Business Support Assistant
Access to Information Team – Corporate Services
1 Staffordshire Place
Tipping Street Stafford ST16 2DH
Email: [Staffordshire County Council request email]
www.staffordshire.gov.uk

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