Illicit Tobacco

1. How many reports regarding the sale of illicit tobacco specifically in convenience stores were made to Trading Standards between Jan 2020 to Dec 2020 30 2. How many of those reports made in the time period above resulted in … Continue reading

Plumbing Complaints

1. How many complaints were made against retailers about faulty or inadequate plumbing fittings and/or installations (e.g taps, boilers, water pipes, toilets, showers) in 2020 and 2021? 2020 – 43 2021 – 34 2. How many complaints made against plumbing … Continue reading

Energy Performance Certificate Enforcement Policy

1. Where is the local weights and measures authority’s energy performance certificate enforcement policy that would cover private rented housing in Exeter and East Devon? The Heart of the South West Trading Standards Service’s Enforcement Policy 2. Please provide the … Continue reading

Natasha’s Law

1. Since 1 October 2021, how many Pre-packed for Direct Sale (PPSD) food businesses have been inspected to ascertain compliance with food labelling laws? Specifically, in relation to the requirements introduced from Natasha’s Law? We do not currently identify businesses … Continue reading

Number of Cows in Devon

How many cows are there in Devon? Please include a breakdown of the number of dairy cows. Please provide an annual figure from 2000 onwards Devon County Council do not hold this information. By means of advice and assistance please … Continue reading

Flammable Liquid Spillages Data

1. How many petrol stations are fitted with fuel interceptors in your area? Exception – Devon County Council (DCC) believes this request is manifestly unreasonable under Regulation 12(4)(b) of the Environmental Information Regulations.   Reason – DCC do not hold a central … Continue reading

Indecent Display Incidents

Please disclose any incidents trading standards have handled relating to indecent displays and the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 Date Summary of issue Action 27.11.13 Rude greeting cards on display in shop Noted 03.12.13 Offensive word on t shirt in … Continue reading

Food Business Registration

How many home-based food business registrations does Devon County Council currently hold in Devon? Please provide a list of these businesses Devon County Council does not hold this information. Food business registration is the responsibility of District and Unitary councils … Continue reading