• 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

  • Communications with Tobacco Companies

    Request: “I’d like to request all correspondence between the Council and: • Philip Morris International • British American Tobacco • Japan Tobacco International • Imperial Brands (formally Imperial Tobacco) • Tobacco Manufactures Association • Tobacco Retailers Alliance between 11th July … Continue reading

  • Performing Animals (Regulation) Act

    I write to request, under the Environmental Information Regulations, the following document relating to Exmoor Owl and Hawk Centre, West Lynch Farm, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 8HJ: Can you please confirm whether the establishment holds a licence under the Performing Animals … Continue reading

  • Trading Standards Complaints

    “I would be grateful if you could provide the below information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Where the term ‘faulty’ is used, this can also be understood as referring to inadequate or incorrect products or workmanship. Number of … Continue reading