Freedom of information response


Publication date: 
Monday 30 December 2019

 1. Can you please confirm if your organisation issued FPN's for any of the following services during 2018/19?

a) Littering:
b) Dog fouling:
c) Graffiti:
d) Fly-posting:
e) Fly-tipping:

2. Can you please confirm how many FPN's your organisation issued in 2018/19 for the following offences?

Below are the figures for 18/19 - (1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019):

a) Littering Total 
b) Dog fouling
c) Graffiti
d) Fly-posting
e) Fly-tipping
f) Car parking offences (PCNs issued)


1 a)Yes

b) No

c) Yes

d) Yes

e) Yes

2a) 3,587 

b) Nil

c) Fewer than 5

d) 147

e) 166

f) 18,723 

We are unable to provide an exact number for question 2c above as:

  • There is a low number involved.
  •  The release of this information could identify individuals which would constitute their personal data under the Data Protection Act
  • There is no prior expectation on the part of these individuals that their personal information would be published in the wider public domain under the FOI Act
  • Personal data of any other person is exempt under section 40 (2) of the Data Protection Act.

However in the interests of transparency we are able to provide this information to you categorised as fewer than 5 to give you an indication of the figures

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Request reference:
FOI 9601