FOI Request Rats

Request 101001649311

How many call outs to environmental services were made to properties dealing with rats in your local authority area between September 2012 and September 2017?

(Please break down per year as well)

Between Sept 2012 and September 2017, I would like to know the top ten roads/streets (with post codes) where rat call outs were made and the number of call outs for each of the ten streets.

(Please break down per year as well)

How much was spent on dealing with rats between the 2012-2017 period?

(Please break down per year as well, if possible)

Response 27-11-2017

1. Total - 285

Broken down per year:

2012/13 - 44

2113/14 - 37

2014/15 - 92

2015/16 - 60

2016/17 - 52

 

2. Please note that all postcodes given are indicative; some roads/streets may have more than one post code.

Top ten roads/streets:

1. Commercial Road, Buckie, AB56 1UN – 19

2. Bogton Road, Forres, IV30 1BH – 8

3. Bibby Place, Elgin, IV30 1AN – 6

4. Moycroft Road, Elgin, IV30 1XZ – 4

5. Three Rivers Walk, Elgin, IV30 4AG – 4

6. Moir street, AlvesIV30 8UT – 4   

7. The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Moray, IV36 3TH – 3 

8. Land Street, Rothes, Aberlour, AB38 7BB – 3

 

Top ten roads/streets each year:

2012 - There were only 7 call outs and there were none of these call outs were on the same street.

2013 - 1. Commercial Road, Buckie, AB56 1UN -4;

            2. Bibby Place, Elgin, IV30 1AN-3;

            3. Moir street, AlvesIV30 8UT; -3 

            4. Moycroft, Elgin, IV30 1XZ -2;

            5.  Waterford Road, Forres, IV36 3EE -2;

            6.  West Cathcart Street, Buckie, AB56 1QB -2

2014 -1. Commercial Road Buckie AB56 1UN -5

            2. Bogton Road Forres, IV36 IBH -4;

            3. Bibby Place, Elgin, IV30 4BA -3;

2015 -1. Commercial Road Buckie AB56 1UN - 6

            2. Three Rivers Walk, Elgin, IV30 4AG - 4

            3. Beaufighter Road, Nether Dallachy, Fochabers, IV32 7PL - 2 ;

            4. Bogton Road Forres, IV36 IBH -2;

            5. Cardhu Distillery Cottages, AB 38 7RZ - 2;

            6. Elgin Road, Lossiemouth, IV36 6HD -2;

            7. Forbeshill, Forres, Moray, IV36 1JJ - 2;

            8. Glebe Road, Kinloss, Forres, IV36 3TU -2;

            9. Glenmore Place, Forres, IV36 1FS; - 2

            10. Moycroft Road, Elgin, IV30 1XZ; - 2

            11. Richmond Place, Portgordon, Buckie, AB56 5QX -2

2016 -1. Commercial Road Buckie AB56 1UN - 4

            2. Land Street, Rothes, Aberlour, AB38 7BB -3

            3. The Park, Findhorn, Forres, Moray, IV36 3TH -3

            4. Mossmill Park, Mosstodloch, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7JX -2

            5. Bogton Road Forres, IV36 IBH -2; 2017- 2

2017 – There have been 35 call outs in 2017, none of these call outs were on the same street.

3. The time spent specifically on rat call outs is not available; the pest control function is carried out routinely by our Animal Services Officers who carry out this service as part of their duties which also include animal health/welfare and dog control. Therefore this information is exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002- Information Not Held.

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