Freedom of Information Request

Dangerous Wild Animals

Received: 5 January 2023

Freedom of Information Request regarding Dangerous Wild Animals

I am writing from international animal welfare and conservation organisation Born Free. We are currently in the process of contacting all relevant Local Authorities in the UK, requesting details of all animals requiring licensing under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 in their jurisdiction.

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following:

1. The current number of DWA licences within your jurisdiction.

2. For each DWA licence, list all the species and the number of individuals covered.
(In each case, please provide the taxonomic and common name, if possible, to enable the species to be identified.)

3. The number of DWA applications which were made and subsequently refused, and the reasons for refusal, if possible.

We do not require personal information such as names of licensees, addresses etc.

The information requested above should be emailed to this address: xxxxxxx

We are extremely grateful for your earliest co-operation and assistance in this matter. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

If this request has reached you in error, please forward to the relevant department or officer in your constituency.

Outcome / Documents

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