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Freedom of information request response - 05319

FOI request

FOI ID number
05319
Regarding
Trading Standards
Request

I would be grateful if you could provide the below information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Where the term 'faulty' is used, this can also be understood as referring to inadequate or incorrect products or workmanship.

  • Number of complaints made against retailers about faulty or inadequate plumbing fittings and/or installations (eg taps, boilers, water pipes, toilets, showers) in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number of complaints made against plumbing tradesmen about faulty plumbing fittings and/or installations in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number of complaints made about plumbing tradesmen in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number of plumbing tradesmen taken to court under consumer protection legislation in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number of plumbing tradesmen taken to court under consumer protection legislation about plumbing and/or fittings in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number fines issued to plumbing tradesmen under consumer protection legislation faulty plumbing fittings and/or installations in 2016 and 2017.
  • Total value of fines issued to plumbing tradesmen under consumer protection legislation for faulty or inadequate plumbing fittings and/or installations in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number of retailers taken to court under consumer protection legislation for plumbing fittings and/or installations (eg taps, boilers, water pipes, toilets, showers) in 2016 and 2017.
  • Number fines issued to retailers under consumer protection legislation for faulty plumbing fittings and/or installations in 2016 and 2017.
  • Total value of fines issued to retailers under consumer protection legislation faulty plumbing fittings and/or installations in 2016 and 2017.

Our response

Response

Please note that as a district council we do not have responsibility for trading standards.

Please re-direct your request to Freedom of Information at Cumbria County Council.

Response date
22 May 2018