FOI Request - Environmental Health/Pests

Request 101000241058

We would like to request information about some of the services offered by the council relating to both environmental services and pest control.

1. What was your total departmental spending on environmental health and services from 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009? By ‘environmental health and services’ we are interested in total departmental spending for any and all departments concerned with areas such street cleaning, refuse collection, and the general upkeep of the local area.

2. What was your total departmental spending on environmental health and services from 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014? By ‘environmental health and services’ we are interested in total departmental spending for any and all departments concerned with areas such street cleaning, refuse collection, and the general upkeep of the local area.

3. Can you give us a breakdown of spending on the following areas between 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009?

-Street cleaning
-Refuse collection
-Pest control

4. Can you give us a breakdown of spending on the following areas between 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014?

-Street cleaning
-Refuse collection
-Pest control

5. How many full time employees did you have working in the following areas between 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009?

6. How many full time employees did you have working in the following areas between 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014?

-Street cleaning
-Refuse collection
-Pest control

7. Did you offer an in house pest control service to the public between 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009?

8. Did you offer an in house pest control service to the public between 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014?

9. If you currently offer an in house pest control service, do you have any plans to cease doing so within the next 12 months?

10. If you no longer offer an in house pest control service, do you pay an external company for pest control services?

11. Do you charge the public for pest control services?

12. How much do you charge for pest control services? Please provide details.

13. Have these charges increased since 2008? If so, please provide cost details.

Response 07-05-2014

1. £4,424,291.  This figure doesn't include any costs for maintenance of lands and parks or other environmental health services.

2. See below £4,182,136.   This figure doesn't include any costs for maintenance of lands and parks or other environmental health services.

3. Street cleaning  £1,097,049
Refuse collection  £3,281,305
Pest control   £45,937

4. Street cleaning £756,364
Refuse collection  £3,380,088
Pest control £45,684

5. Street cleaning 30.6
Refuse collection 75
Pest control 1

6. Street cleaning 19.15
Refuse collection 84.65
Pest control 1

7. yes

8. yes

9. No

10. N/A

11. Yes

12.                                         2013/14                                     2014/15
Wasps/Bees             *£33 + VAT (£39.60)                 *£34 + VAT (£40.80)
Fleas                         *£85 + VAT (£102)                     *£87 + VAT (£104.40)
All other services         *£48.50 + VAT (£58.20)            *£50 + VAT (£60)

*Charge includes 1 treatment any additional materials used will be charged accordingly

13. Yes, flat rate of £36 + cost of materials in 2008-09.  Costs per above.

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