Ref: Date of Response: Information Requested: Response: Exemptions:
4524 08.02.17 Information relating to the protection against exposure to Radon gas within residential dwellings Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4534 03.02.17 How has the Council used the proceeds from Right to Buy sales from North Devon Homes Limited Information provided to the applicant where held None
4541 02.02.17 Council spend regarding Local Welfare Fund/Discretionary Social Fund awarded to welfare recipients for furniture and white goods Applicant provided with the total spend for 2015/16 (furniture, household items and electrical goods) which was £27,501, however the spend for this current financial year and the predicted spend for the next financial year could not be provided as the service is no longer operating None
4543 13.02.17 Municipal tree work Information provided to the applicant, where held None
4547 06.02.17 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 2ES Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4550 09.02.17 A list of the top 10 highest paid interim staff as at 27 January 2017 The applicant was advised that the Council did not employ any interim staff as at 27 January 2017 None
4551 15.02.17 Details of Fixed Penalty Notices relating to littering, Public Space Protection Orders and Community Protection Notices covering last five years Most of the Information provided to the applicant, where held, expect for some details regarding Fixed Penalty Notices issued for littering offences which is published on the Council’s website under Open Data Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4552 03.02.17 The number of prosecutions for each of the last five years for littering offences, broken down by parish or type of littering offence The applicant was advised that there was one prosecution during 215 for items left in a public place in Barnstaple and three prosecutions in 2016 for trade waste presented as domestic waste (in Ilfracombe), refuse placed for collection too early (in Barnstaple) and littering of black bags (in Ilfracombe) None
4553 03.02.17 Budget for public parks and open spaces in each of last three financial years, in real terms, number of commercial bookings made for each park and total number of days this equates to.  Details of minimum standards the Council has in terms of park and green space maintenance, security, access etc and number that fall below that standard

Applicant provided with the following information:

1.2014/15 = £605,210

   2015/16 = £598,250

   2016/17 = £611,080

2. No commercial bookings have been taken for any of the Council’s parks over the last three years and none have been closed in whole or part to the public.

3. All Council parks and green spaces are maintained to standards specified in its grounds maintenance contract

None
4555 01.02.17 ICT information: contact details, budget for 2015/16 and 2016/17, cyber security, Senior Information Risk Owner, Caldicott Guardian contact information Information provided to the applicant where held None
4557 06.02.17

1. Since August 2012, has the Council had to close any sporting facilities? If so, how many?

2. How much money did the Council spend annually on sport in 2012?

3. How many money did the Council spend annually on sport now?

The applicant was provided with the following:

1. No

2. £363,445

3. £371,260
None
4558 01.02.17 Public Health Funerals since 1 October 2016 to date

Applicant directed to public health funeral information which is published on the Council’s website monthly:

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/open-data/?ID=6D869870-EF56-455D-8985-3B36CA7B9D34&DS=4005

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4559 01.02.17 Details of Fixed Penalty Notices regarding recycling offences It is not compulsory to recycle within North Devon, therefore the Council's has not issued any Fixed Penalty Notices for recycling offences  None
4560 01.02.17 Details of businesses that became liable for business rates between 15 and 31 January 2017

Applicant directed to business rates information which is published on the Council’s website quarterly:

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/open-data/?ID=7ED2F924-B000-4771-B16B-181DB316F4E1&DS=4005

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act
4561  02.02.17  Contract information regarding document management software used by Revenues, Benefits and Housing

Applicant directed to the Council's Contracts Register where the information is publicly available:

https://procontract.due-north.com/ContractsRegister/Index?resetFilter=True&applyFilter=True&p=696a9836-1895-e511-8105-000c29c9ba21&v=1

Sections 16 and 21 of Act 
4562 13.02.17 Numbers of missed recycling collections (customer notifies the Council) and numbers of complaints, per month for last two years

Information provided to the applicant, where held.  Applicant also advised that some of the information can only be identified through a manual search of all individual complaint files, and therefore would exceed the 18 hour cost limit

Section 12 of Act
4563 23.02.17 Information relating to the proposed Public Spaces Protection Order following on from Request 4269

Some of the information, where held was provided to the applicant, with some personal information redacted.  Some of the information requested is not held and some information was withheld

Section 40 of Act and Regulation 12(4)(e
4564  06.02.17  List of business ratepayers 

Applicant directed to the business rates information which is published on the Council's website quarterly:

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/open-data/?ID=7ED2F924-B000-4771-B16B-181DB316F4E1&DS=4005 

Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4565 13.02.17  CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3XH Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None 
4568  13.02.17  CON29 information relating to a property in EX34 7DJ Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to other external authorities/organisations None 
4569  09.02.17  Unclaimed Council Tax(Domestic) Credit Balances: Breakdown of credit balances accrued since earliest records for amounts owing to all incorporate companies Information fully withheld as to provide the information would require the manual interrogation of approximately 2000 accounts currently in credit and therefore take approximately 160 hours to complete and would exceed the cost limit of 18 hours Section 12 of Act
4570  17.02.17  A copy of the statutory declaration made in support of application 62071 Information fully withheld  Regulations 12(3) and 13
4571  13.02.17  Households affected by the household benefit cap Information provided to the applicant None 
4572  13.02.17  CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 1BS Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to other external authorities/organisations None
4574  08.02.17  Copies of the document assessment for the need for facilities for replacement of North Devon Leisure Centre and Tarka Tennis Feasibility Study 07.01.16 Information provided to the applicant None 
4575  13.02.17  Details relating to food safety and hygiene offences which resulted in prosecution between 1 February 2016 and 31 January 2017 Applicant advised that there have been no applicable prosecutions for the request period, and therefore no information held in relation to the request None 
4576  13.02.17  Details relating to health and safety offences which resulted in prosecution between 1 February 2016 and 31 January 2017 Applicant advised that there have been no applicable prosecutions for the request period, and therefore no information held in relation to the request None 
4577  10.02.17 

The following noise monitoring data regarding Batsworthy Cross: 

1. Background noise data submitted by Hoare Lea Acoustics in whatever form

2. Second set of noise charts/data from Hoare Lea Acoustics for when the turbines were all operating, including data up to 07.02.17

The applicant was advised that:

1. This data is not held by the Council, nor is it held by the noise consultant that is working on behalf of the authority.  Applicant advised to request directly from owners of Batsworthy wind farm

2. This information is not the Council’s possession as of yet, however it is anticipated that it will be received and has been requested by Environmental Health.

Applicant will be contacted upon receipt and invited to re-request the information, under the Regulations

None 
4579  10.02.17 Statistics regarding Environmental Information Regulation requests received and responded to by the Council during the calendar years 2005 and 2016 including: number received, number responded within statutory deadline, number with breakdown that were refused citing exception used and number that were charge for Applicant advised that the information for the calendar year 2005 is no longer held by the Council.  With regard to the information for the calendar year 2016, the applicant was provided with a link to some of the information which is published on the Council’s website (number of Environmental Information Regulation requests received) and them supplied with the remainder of the information which is not publicly available Sections 16 and 21 of Act 
4587 27.02.17 CON29 information relating to a property in EX33 1NH Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to other external authorities/organisations None
4588 27.02.17 CON29 information 1.1 j) and k) prior to 2002 for a property in EX32 9BG Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4589 27.02.17 CON29 information relating to a property in EX33 1JL Some information provided to the applicant. Applicant also directed to other external authorities/organisations None
4591 17.02.17  Findings, decisions and actions off Planning Enforcement regarding two listed buildings in Barnstaple with regard to UPVC windows Applicant advised that information and any associated files regarding potential enforcement action that is being investigated by the authority is not information that is made publicly available.

The two properties in question have open files on which there are ongoing investigations that are yet to be concluded, therefore, pending the conclusion of the investigations, the Council has, as yet, carried out no formal action against, and has made no findings or decisions in respect of the properties, as per the applicant’s request

None 
4593  17.02.17  Numbers of Freedom of Information requests received from 2010 -2016, including a breakdown showing the number successful, denied, number responded to within 20 working days, and a breakdown of those that required clarification Applicant directed to the Council’s website where statistics are published and updated quarterly, however the data is not held prior to April 2012 Sections 16 and 21 of Act 
4594  17.02.17  In the calendar years 2015 and 2016, did the Council have any Public Spaces Protection Orders in place? If so, number of Fixed Penalty Notices issues regarding a breach and also detailing the offence type and the amount fined The applicant was advised that the Council currently has no Public Spaces Protection Orders in place, nor did it have any in place during 2015 or 2016 None
4595 27.02.17 CON29 information relating to a property in EX31 3UX Applicant advised that there is no information to reveal None
4597  20.02.17  Details of public health funerals since 1 November 2016 to date Applicant directed to public health funeral information which is published on the Council's website monthly  Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act 
4600  22.02.17  eLearning provision  Applicant advised that the Council does not have an eLearning platform None 
4601 28.02.17 List of all business/organisation occupants of units of High Street, Barnstaple, for each year from 2000 to 2016 Applicant provided with the link to the non-domestic properties datasets which are published on the Council’s website and are updated quarterly.  The Council is unable to provide a historic report on each property on Barnstaple High Street between 2000 and 2016 as the reporting element does not have this reporting capability.  The only way the information can be provided would require a manual interrogation of the system which would far exceed the cost limit of 18 hours Sections 12, 16 and 21 of Act
4602 28.02.17 Photocopiers, Multi-Functional Devices and Desktop printer information Information provided to the applicant, where held None 
4604 22.02.17  Council spend on temporary accommodation since 2012  Applicant directed to a dataset providing this information  Sections 16 and 21 of Act
4611  27.02.17  Council direct communication magazines  Applicant advised that the Council does not produce any direct communication magazines  None
4612 27.02.17 Business Rates data 2012/13-2016/17 to date Applicant directed to business rates information which is published on the Council’s website quarterly None
4614 28.02.17 Information which relates to enforcement of animal welfare legislation, regulations and codes of practice Information provided to the applicant, where held.  Applicant also referred to Devon County Council which is predominately responsible for farming, trading, movement and slaughter of livestock None
4619 28.02.17

Local Housing Allowance rates for each bedroom number

Current average rent in the private rented and social rented sector

Applicant directed to the information which is publish on the Council’s website:

http://www.northdevon.gov.uk/benefits-and-grants/local-housing-allowance/

Applicant advised that he current average rent in both private and social rented sector is not held by the Council

Sections 16 and 21 of Act

4621 28.02.17

The following details of ratepayers that are currently in or have been in receipt of Mandatory rate relief for anytime from 1 April 2010:

1.Property address and postcode

2.Property reference number

3.Ratepayer name

4.Period of relief

Applicant advised that the only way in which the information can be provided would require a manual search of the revenues system, which would exceed the cost limit of 18 hours to provide.  The applicant was provided with a link to the Council’s website where the current information is published as at October 2016 and January 2017 and advised that the information will be updated and re-published in April 2017 Sections 12, 16, and 21 of Act 
4623  28.02.17  List of companies that became liable for business rates between 1 and 20 February 2016 Applicant directed to business rates information which is published on the Council’s website quarterly Sections 16, 21 and 22 of Act