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Fixed Penalty Notices for Littering

Introduction of new powers to increase levels of fixed penalties.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Substantial impact on operational management;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/05/2018

Decision due: 28 Jun 2018 by Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Food Justice and Community Development

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Open Spaces, Food Justice and Community Development

Lead director: Strategic Director (SH)

Department: Environmental Services

Contact: Nick Kester, Enforcement Team Leader - Environmental Crime Email: nicholas.kester@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: Change in legislation gives local authority powers to increase fixed penalty levels. Civil offence of littering from motor vehicle to be implemented. New levels of fixed penalties to be approved. The extension of the scope of environmental crime for which FPNs can be issued to increased level of litter FPNs and the new penalties for litter from a motor vehicle is allowed through The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017,

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