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Pest Control Information

Requested on
Thu 1st September, 2011
Reference
FOI 1443
Resolution
Information provided

Question

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.

Answer

The table below show the number of service requests made to our Pest Control service for the last two financial years (not all will result in a visit or treatment).


Requests for service
 09/10
 10/11
 
Rats External
 801
 655
 
Rats Internal
 170
 137
 
Total rats
 971
 792
 
Mice
 310
 248
 
Wasps
 901
 1038
 
Bed bugs
 15
 15
 
Fleas
 38
 39
 
Cockroaches
 3
 6
 
Squirrels
 49
 70
 
Total
 2287
 2208

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