FOI Request - Penalty Notices

Request 101000138499

1.Can you please tell me how many penalty notices were issued by the council in each of the following years - 2001, in 2005, in 2010 and in 2012.

2.Can you tell me how many were handed out in each of those years for feeding ducks, for putting up lost cat posters, for walking a dog in a banned zone, and for handing out leaflets without a licence.

3.Can you tell me for each year the list of offences for which penalty notices were handed out.

4.Can you tell me for each year how many were handed out for parking breaches.

5.Does the council have any targets for penalty notices and is penalty notice collection outsourced to a private sector company? If so, which company please and has the company been given a target for penalties?

6.Does the private company receive a proportion of the fine? If so, can you please give me the figures for this, ie ‘the company receives around £45 of every £75 fine’.

Response 16-04-2013

1. 2001 - 843

2005 - 353

2010 - 312

2012 - 368

2. Nil.

3. 2001 - 843 - parking breaches

2005 - 353 - parking breaches

2010 - 305 - parking breaches, 5 - litter, 2 dog fouling

2012 - 357 - parking breaches, 7 - dog fouling, 3 - fly tipping, 1 - litter

4. 2001 - 843

2005 - 353

2010 - 305

2012 - 357

5. No.

6. N/A

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