FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

14 September 2020

I am writing to request some information about Public Spaces Protection Orders.

Under the FOI Act please provide the following information for each of the last four financial years (2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20) and any data for the financial year 2020/21 so far, up until 10 September 2020:

-Whether you had a Public Spaces Protection Order that prohibits any type of begging

-The number of fixed penalty notices issued for breaching a Public Spaces Protection Order by begging

And, if possible within the cost threshold, can the outcome of these notices also be included:

-how many of these notices were not paid

-how many people were prosecuted for failing to pay the fixed penalty notice

-how many people were issued a Community Protection Notice, Criminal Behaviour Order or Civil Injunction after breaching a Public Spaces Protection Order by begging

East Herts Council Response

14 September 2020

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed and the information that we hold is enclosed.

We do not have any PSPO"s that relate to this type of activity

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.


Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone 0303 123 1113


It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.


Thank you for your request.