Unpaid Parking Fines

C Bell made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire County Council

The request was partially successful.

From: C Bell

5 December 2011

Dear Lancashire County Council,

I would like to know how much the Council is owed in unpaid parking
fines. Please provide separate data for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,
2010 and 2011, and include fines that were written off through
non-payment/non-traceability.

Yours faithfully,

C. Bell

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Lancashire County Council

6 December 2011

Dear C. Bell,     

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your email dated 5 December 2011,
in which you request the disclosure of information under the provisions of
the above Act.

 

I have begun a search for the information you require and shall contact
you again when we are in a position to respond further. Should I envisage
any delays, or require more details from you, I will contact you
immediately.

 

In the meantime, if you have any queries about the above, do not hesitate
to contact me, quoting reference number 805.1489.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Laura Southwell

 

Freedom of Information | Access to Information Team

Lancashire County Council, PO Box 78,

County Hall, Preston, PR1 8XJ

Tel: 01772 531116

[1]www.lancashire.gov.uk

 

 

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From: C Bell

12 January 2012

Dear Lancashire County Council,

The reply to my unpaid parking fines request is now late (it was
due on 6 January). I would be grateful if you could provide me with
the information as soon as possible.

Yours faithfully,

C Bell

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Lancashire County Council

13 January 2012

Dear C Bell,

 

Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

 

Further to your email dated 5^th December, in which you request the
disclosure of information under the provisions of the above Act, we are
now in a position to respond.

 

I would like to know how much the Council is owed in unpaid parking fines.
Please provide separate data for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,2010 and 2011, and
include fines that were written off through non-payment/non-traceability.

 

 

Prior to September 2009 the on street parking enforcement was managed by
the relevant District Council on behalf of the County Council. Therefore
we do not hold all the required data to provide the information prior to
this date. Details of the District Councils within Lancashire can be found
on the County Council’s website at the following URL:

 

[1]http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/...

 

 

 

For September 2009 – March 2010 the figure requested is £127,835

For April 2010 – March 2011 the figure requested is £311,815

 

A number of these cases remain in progress and therefore further funds may
be recovered.

 

 

We trust that our response is to your satisfaction, but in the event that
you wish to complain about the manner in which your enquiry has been
handled, you should write in the first instance to The Freedom of
Information Officer, Lancashire County Council, PO Box 78, County Hall,
Preston PR1 8XJ, or email [2][Lancashire County Council request email]

 

If, after this stage, you remain dissatisfied, you have the right to refer
the matter to the Information Commissioner, whose contact details are as
follows:

 

The Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Tel:                   01625 545700

Email:               [3][email address]

Website:           [4]http://www.ico.gov.uk

 

Your request will now be closed as of this date.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

A Martin

Access to Information Officer

Freedom of Information

Lancashire County Council

PO Box 78

County Hall

Preston

PR1 8XJ

 

Tel:         (01772) 531116

Fax:        (01772) 530949

Email:     [5][Lancashire County Council request email]

 

 

 

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