FOI Request - Pest Control in Schools

Request 101000220488

1.       For each school year over the past five years (e.g. 12/13) could you please tell me how much money has been spent on pest control services and pest control items per named school and what the money was spent on?

2.       For each school year over the past five years (e.g. 12/13) could you please tell me how many pest control incidents have been reported in each school, naming each school and whether primary or secondary, and for each of these incidents, please list what the ‘pest’ was and how it was eradicated?

3.       For each school year over the past five years (e.g. 12/13) could you please tell me how many times environmental health officers have been called out to a school, naming each school and whether primary or secondary, because of a pest control incident/report?

Response 28-02-2014

A Service Level Agreement or the provision of pest control in respect of the treatment of schools for the eradication of wasps, bees, rats, mice, fleas and other insects has been in place from 1 April 2010 to date therefore we are unable to provide information on the cost for this period.  This information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

1 & 2 The information you requested can be found here and here.

3. None

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