• 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

  • Hazardous Chemical product Analysis

    “Could you tell me the following please? Please use the spreadsheet attached. 1) How many sample products were analysed for hazardous chemicals in each of these years: 2017, 2018, 2019. 2) How many breached legal limits? 3) Please breakdown by … Continue reading

  • Farm Animal Welfare Inspections

    1. How many farms in your jurisdiction have been inspected by your department on animal welfare grounds in the last 12 months and, in each case, what triggered the inspection (e.g. complaint from the public, complaint from another government department, … Continue reading

  • Food samples

    1. How many food samples were taken and submitted for analysis by your local authority in the calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018? Our Trading Standards team have provided the information below and in response to the subsequent questions: 2016 – … Continue reading

  • Animal health and welfare

    1) How many dedicated animal health and welfare staff in your Local Authority (by FTE) in each the following years: 2017, 2018, 2019? Enforcement of animal health and welfare legislation is performed by Trading Standards Officers (TSOs) and we do … Continue reading