Keaton Road Car Park

In 2016 following numerous complaints from consumers about the Keaton Road Car Park managed by Premier Parking Solutions of Newton Abbot, Devon and Somerset Trading Standards launched an investigation. According to newspaper reports following the investigation there were a set … Continue reading

Investigative Powers Act training

1. How many Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) Applications were submitted by council staff in the 2017, 2018 and 2019? 2017: 1 2018: 2 2019: 6 2. How many council staff are currently trained to enable them to … Continue reading

Vehicle clocking

1. In the past 12 months, how many reports of vehicle clocking (lowering the vehicles mileage) has your council received? Between January and December 2019 we had 36 reports which may have involved an allegation of odometer tampering 2. In … Continue reading

Microchip scanners

Please could you send me, the number of microchip scanners currently within your county council’s possession, for example devices such as Halo Microchip Scanners that are used to detect microchips in animals, such as may held by dog warden services.  … Continue reading

Trading Standards – TM44 Compliance

Q1. Have you set up a Trading Standards Officer to implement an active TM44 compliance programme. Provide that person’s name and details. We have not allocated a specific resource to this and we therefore do not hold this information. Q2. … Continue reading