Freedom of information response

Animal health and welfare

Publication date: 
Monday 6 January 2020
Request: 

1) How many dedicated animal health and welfare staff in your Local Authority (by FTE) in each the following years: 2017, 2018, 2019?

2) How many dedicated on-farm animal health and welfare staff in your authority for these years?

3) How many farm inspections/visits did your Local Authority carry out in each of these years? (If possible, please split between proactive and reactive visits)

4) How many prosecutions for farm animal welfare offences has your Local Authority made in each of these years?

If it does not exceed the time limit, please also provide the following:

 5) The amount of resource applied to animal health and welfare in these years

Response: 

Nil, we do not have any dedicated resources to Animal Health.

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Request reference:
FOI 9628