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CCTV Cameras. and Microchips in Rubbish Bins

Requested on
Mon 21st March, 2011
Reference
FOI 1238
Resolution
Information provided

Question

CCTV CAMERAS

1) The total number of CCTV cameras controlled by your council on 21st March 2011.


MICROCHIPS IN RUBBISH BINS

1) Does the council conduct weekly or fortnightly rubbish collections?

2) Has the council installed microchips in any of the rubbish containers of its residents?

3) Is the council currently monitoring data provided by microchips installed in the rubbish containers of its residents? If so, how many bins is this?

4) Please provide a figure for how much the council’s bin microchip scheme has cost to either installed and/or operate in the last financial year (1st April 2010 – 21st March 2011).

5) If it exists, please provide a copy of any internal guidance on the council’s rubbish bin microchip scheme.

Answer

CCTV CAMERAS
The total number of CCTV cameras controlled by your council on 21st March 2011.                           
112 cams
The number of external public facing CCTV cameras controlled by your council on 21st March 2011. 
49 cams
The number of internal (inside buildings) CCTV cameras controlled by your council on 21st March 2011.
63 cams

MICROCHIPS IN RUBBISH BINS
Does the council conduct weekly or fortnightly rubbish collections?
The Council collects rubbish weekly.  We also ask residents to separate their waste into recycling and landfill waste and these are collected on alternate weeks.
Has the council installed microchips in any of the rubbish containers of its residents?
No
Is the council currently monitoring data provided by microchips installed in the rubbish containers of its residents?  If so, how many bins is this?
N/A
Please provide a figure for how much the council’s bin microchip scheme has cost to either installed and/or operate in the last financial year (1st April 2010 – 21st March 2011).
N/A
If it exists, please provide a copy of any internal guidance on the council’s rubbish bin microchip scheme.
N/A

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