FOI request (FOI-72825114)
Removal of Syringes
Requested Fri 13 April 2018
Responded Wed 25 April 2018
I am sending this request under the Freedom of Information Act to ask for the following information:
- How many requests to remove Syringes has your council received.
- How many Syringes have been removed by your council.
- Please can I have this information broken down by year for the past 3 years.
WASTE1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016- 291 requests received - 205 removed
1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017- 228 requests received - 171 removed
1 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 - 140 requests received - 117 removed
PARKS AND GARDENS
2015 - 7 requests received - 24 plus removed by Parks and Gardens Grounds maintenance contractors (we say plus because some of the reports just says needles found)
2016 - 33 requests received - 265 plus removed by parks contractors
2017 - 98 requests received - 563 plus removed by parks contractors.
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