FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

07 May 2021

 

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the Act’) to please request the following information in relation to farm animal species only during the year of 2020:

 

  1. Do you enforce farmed animal welfare legislation? 
  1. if not why? e.g. no farms, a different local authority does
  2. if a different local authority enforces this legislation in your area, please inform us which one? 

 

  1. How many welfare complaints did you receive in relation to the following:
    1. On-farm animal welfare;
    2. Welfare at markets; and,
    3. Welfare during transport?
    4. Welfare at a border post? 

 

  1. How many welfare complaints did you investigate in relation to the following:
    1. On-farm animal welfare;
    2. Welfare at markets; and,
    3. Welfare during transport?
    4. Welfare at a border post? 

 

  1. How many prosecution proceedings did you commence for offences named in the Animal Welfare Act 2006?
    1.  Of those proceedings, how many resulted in a successful prosecution?

 

  1. How many improvement notices did you serve under section 10 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 for failures to comply with section 9(1) of that Act?

 

  1. How many prosecution proceedings did you commence for offences named in Section 7 of the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007?
    1.  Of those proceedings, how many resulted in a successful prosecution?

 

  1. How many compliance notices were issued by your inspectors for failures to comply with the Welfare of Animals (Transport) (England) Order 2006?

 

  1. How many prosecution proceedings did you commence for offences named in the Welfare of Animals at Markets Order 1990?
    1.  Of those proceedings, how many resulted in a successful prosecution?

 

  1. How many individuals subject to any of the above enforcement action had previously committed an animal welfare offence?

 

  1. How many people do you employ to carry out farm animal welfare inspections as part of their duties?
    1. How many farm animal welfare inspections did they complete?

 

  1. How many people do you employ to carry out enforcement of the Animal Health Act 1981 as part of their duties?


Customer

12 May 2021

I am out of office until Monday 17 May. For anything urgent please contact my colleague Edie: [email protected]*****

 


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***** *****
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clear, considered and professional"  "Absolutely invaluable to animal
protection NGOs" "A blend of legal expertise and passion" 
 
 
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East Herts Council Response

03 June 2021

Your request for information has now been researched, however the Council does not hold the information you have requested.

Following a search of our information we are unable to identify any third party with whom we are in contact that may hold the information requested.

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

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF

Telephone 0303 123 1113 

 

https://ico.org.uk/

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

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.