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Freedom of Information Request

Seagull incidents and costs

Received: 6 June 2022

I am writing to request information relating to seagulls /gulls in your local area, please can you supply:

1. How many complaints involving seagulls/gulls did the council receive in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022*

2. How many incidents involved a seagull/gull attacking an individual or pet in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022*

3. How much was spent on seagull/gull management in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022**?

4. Please give a brief description of the measures taken relevant to question 3.

5. Does your local authority have a specific fine regime related to gulls?. If so, please give a breakdown of fines given for feeding gulls in the years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022?

*For 2022, give the latest data at the point of reply **If easier, please feel free to supply with financial years if easier.

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