Have you have introduced any Public Spaces Protection Orders since June 2017? If so, please include the text of these PSPOs. Please state whether you have plans to introduce a PSPO in the near future.
Yes, details of PSPOs are available via the council website; https://www.canterbury.gov.uk/pspo
a. How many fines and prosecutions issued or undertaken for the offence of violating a PSPO in the year 2018? Please if possible give the offences for which the fines/prosecutions were issued.
b. If you have used dispersal powers contained in a PSPO, please can you also include any statistics on how these powers have been used.
No prosecutions have been brought in relation to PSPO's.
Fixed Penalty Notices have been issued for the following breaches of PSPO's:
1 x consuming alcohol in a public place
1 x defacing a surface
2 x dog off lead
6 x swearing or shouting in a public place
12 x urinating in public
We have not utilised any dispersal powers.
How many CPNs were issued in November 2016 to October 2017 and November 2017 to October 2018?
Nov 2016 to Oct 2017: 7
Nov 2017 to Oct 2018: 15
Where possible, please can you provide the text/subject of these CPNs?
We are unable to provide this information
How many fines were issued by your authority for the offence of littering in the year 2018?
Do you contract a private company for the issuing of fines for PSPOs or littering. If so, please state the company and the contract arrangements.
a. How many fines/warnings were issued for fly posting in 2018?
b. Were any of these issued to political/charitable/religious/community groups?
a. 10 fines/warning issued for fly posting
b. We do not hold this information