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Freedom of Information Request

Qualified Animal Licensing Activity Inspectors

Received: 30 May 2022

The Institute of Licensing would like to make an FOI request for the following information detailed below which relates to the The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018

We request that the information be submitted electronically to us via email to xxxx

FOI questions

1. How many FTE equivalent appointed local authority officers do you have that are Qualified Animal Licensing Activity Inspectors (as defined on the statutory Guidance to the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018

2. Which qualifications do they hold? For example
a. Institute of Licensing Level 3 Animal Inspectors course
b. National Pet College Level 3 course in association with the City of London
c. Animal Courses Direct
d. Other - Please provide the course title and provider

3. How many staff do you have with current grandfather rights that are currently undertaking an animal welfare inspectors course?

4. Which course are they enrolled with:
a. Institute of Licensing Level 3 Animal Inspectors course
b. National Pet College Level 3 course in association with the City of London
c. Animal Courses Direct
d. Other - Please provide the course title and provider

5. If you currently have no staff who are qualified or working under grandfather rights, who is responsible for carrying out your animal activity licensing inspections?

6. How many of the following animal activities licences do you have within your local authority area?
a. Hiring out horses
b. Sale of Pets
c. Dog Breeding
d. Cat Boarding
e. Dog Boarding Home
f. Dog Day Care
g. Dog Boarding Kennels
h. Animal Exhibition
i. DWA
j. Zoo

Outcome / Documents

  • Response (all information to be supplied) - application/pdf - Download