Freedom of information response

RLA Private Landlord Local Authority Enforcement FOI (Civil Penalties)

Publication date: 
Thursday 23 August 2018
Request: 

Please enter your Local Authority:

The number of Civil Penalties served to private landlords. 2017/18 

The average amount (£) levied in Civil Penalties to private landlords. 2017/18 £

The maximum amount (£) levied in Civil Penalties to private landlords. 2017/18 £

The total amount (£) collected through Civil Penalties to private landlords. 2017/18 £

Has revenue from Civil Penalties to private landlords been used to recruit environmental health officers?

Does the council have a policy on Civil Penalties against Landlords?

Response: 

Please enter your Local Authority:

Thurrock Council

The number of Civil Penalties served to private landlords.

2017/18

0

The average amount (£) levied in Civil Penalties to private landlords.

2017/18

£0

The maximum amount (£) levied in Civil Penalties to private landlords.

2017/18

£0

The total amount (£) collected through Civil Penalties to private landlords.

2017/18

£0

Has revenue from Civil Penalties to private landlords been used to recruit environmental health officers?

The Council implemented its Civil Penalty Fee Charges in 2018/19. Income received from civil penalties will be used to further  the councils statutory  functions in relation to its enforcement activities covering the private rented sector as specified in the  regulation guidance 2017.

Does the council have a policy on Civil Penalties against Landlords?

Yes. Please refer to https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/private-housing-assessments/enforcement-and-penalty-charges

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Request reference:
FOI 8098