FOI request (FOIR-303508385)
Environmental offences publication
Requested Tue 02 February 2021
Responded Fri 12 February 2021
Concerning serious environmental offences such as illegal fly-tipping, the naming and shaming of individuals could be justified so as to increase its visibility and maximise its deterrent effect in the regulation of illegal dumping and unauthorised waste activity.
Under the Freedom of Information Act can you, please provide me with the following information:
1. Can you confirm if you publish on your website the names of individuals who are prosecuted or fined for environmental offences (littering, fly-tipping, illegal dumping or unauthorised waste activity?
Please reference the specific parts of the applicable legislation that give you the powers to publish individuals names in the public domain.
2. Can you confirm if you share with other organisations the names of individuals who are prosecuted for environmental offences (littering, fly-tipping, illegal dumping or unauthorised waste activity?
Please reference the specific parts of the applicable legislation that give you the power to share these individuals names.
If you have completed a DPIA relating to same, please send me a copy.
Hastings Borough Council does not publish this information on its website or share it with any other organisation.
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