• Software Systems Contracts and Renewals

    “Please could you provide the following information regarding your current Software System: 1. What Software Systems are currently used by the Council for Planning, Building control and Public Protection/Licensing/Environmental Health and Local Land Charges? TRICS (Trip Rate Information Computer System) … Continue reading

  • Food fraud 2016-2018

    Please could you provide figures for the total number of local food fraud cases recorded by the council each year from 2016 until 2018 inclusive, (‘total reports’ includes all reports submitted by regional liaison groups, consumers, industry, police, government departments, … Continue reading

  • Trading Standards Resources

    Please note that prior to May 2017 the below response relates to the Devon and Somerset Trading Standards Service covering those County areas and after that date to the Devon, Somerset and Torbay area. *FTE = Full Time Equivalent 2015/16 … Continue reading

  • Food standard sampling

      I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act from the Council. QUESTION 1 1) Can you please provide the amount of money your authority spent annually on food standard sampling between 2010 and … Continue reading

  • Firework Complaints and Restrictions

    “Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, I would like to make the following request for information relating to any restrictions of fireworks by your local authority. Fireworks: 1. Does the local authority … Continue reading

  • Livestock farming prosecution

    I request the following information relating to a successful prosecution brought against a livestock farmer by Devon & Somerset Trading Standards Service and recorded in the APHA annual return of expenditure for animal health A copy of any investigation report(s), … Continue reading

  • Scam Prevention

    Request: “I am looking into how local authorities deal with victims of fraud –i.e. Postal fraud, online fraud etc. and I would like to get the answers to the following questions please? 1. How many potential fraud victims have been … Continue reading

  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

    I am completing an assessment to understand how the Local Authorities are enforcing the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). Following on from your post in April 2018 on Devon County Councils webpages (below) please can you provide an update on … Continue reading