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Pest Control

Requested on
Monday, 26 September 2011
2011 September 17
Information provided


Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you tell me:

- the number of incidents of pest infestation dealt with by your authority in each of the last two financial years (ie, April 2009 to April 2011).

- a breakdown of the species concerned.

If your authority is unable to provide this level of detail, please can you supply a response that will summarise recent trends over the given period, if there are any. For instance, whether has been an sharp or slight increase or fall in certain species.


Pest control requests – 2 year comparison

2009/10 2010/11
Rats 201 177
Mice 149 130
Wasps 316 232
Fleas 17 16
Bed bugs 7 6
Cockroaches 2 2
Flies and bees 24 41
Birds 1 4
Mammals 41 47

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