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Penalties issued by local authorities for litter, dog fouling, graffiti, fly-posting, and noise from 2020 to 2021.

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Fixed penalty notice returns: 2020 to 2021 , file type: PDF, file size: 175 KB

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The Fixed Penalty Notice data for:

  • litter
  • dog fouling
  • graffiti
  • fly-posting
  • noise offences
  • smoking related litter

between 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021 show a significant decrease in the number of FPN’s issued by local authorities.

During this period local authority services were significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

This led to a reduction in enforcement activities as staff were reassigned to support COVID-19 related work, or were ill/isolating.

Also, the two national lockdowns resulted in less people visiting towns and cities where some of these FPNs are often issued. Six Local Authorities did not submit returns for this period.