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Freedom of information request response - 06332

FOI request

FOI ID number
06332
Regarding
Licenses to sell animals as pets
Request

I request information regarding licenses in force for operators to sell animals as pets, under:

  • The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018, or;
  • The Pet Animals Act 1951.

Please provide me with the following data:

  1. The number of licenses in force for operators engaged in selling animals as pets on 1st October 2018.
  2. The number of licenses in force for operators engaged in selling animals as pets on 1st April 2019.
  3. The number of licenses granted for operators engaged in selling animals as pets during the period 1st October 2018 to 1st April 2019.
  4. The number of licenses renewed for operators engaged in selling animals as pets during the period 1st October 2018 to 1st April 2019.

Please also provide me with copies of every license currently in force for operators engaged in selling animals as pets, including the general and specific conditions.

Our response

Response
  1. 3
  2. 3
  3. 0
  4. 3

Please find copies of two licences attached, one of which is redacted for personal data. Due to the new licence regime, the third licence is still being processed and is yet to be issued.

(To obtain a copy of the full response, please contact us at: foi@eden.gov.uk).

Response date
08 October 2019