Freedom of information request response - 06202

FOI request

FOI ID number
Filthy and Verminous Properties

Please provide separate figures for each calendar year, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

  1. How many statutory notices have been served under section 83 of the Public Health Act 1936.
  2. Of the notices served, for each year, how many were:
    • Complied with.
    • Works undertaken in default.
    • Subject to judicial review (please provide reason and details).
    • Other please provide details.
  3. How many of the individuals you served section 83 notices on were referred to Safeguarding?
  4. Do have additional written procedures to help prevent cases recurring in the future (please provided details)?
  5. Do you work in collaboration/ partnership with other agencies when trying to resolve problems with people living in filthy conditions? Please provide details of the types of organisation.
  6. How many of these individuals have you served a section 83 notice on multiple times?

Our response

  1. One in 2018.
  2. a. The notice was complied with.
  3. None.
  4. No
  5. Yes, we have regular meetings with Fire and Rescue, Police, Mental Health, Registered Providers (Housing Associations) and private landlords, Probation etc.
  6. None.
Response date
26 June 2019