Decision details

The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (England) Regulations 2017: Changes in Fixed Penalty Rates

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1. Cabinet approved the increase of fixed penalty charges for certain environmental offences as set out in report

2. Cabinet approved the removal of the early payment rate for certain fixed penalties as set out in report

3. Cabinet approved the introduction of a new fixed penalty for Domestic Duty of Care at £200

4. Cabinet noted that the new penalty rate in recommendation 3 will be reviewed in 12-18 months’ time.

Report author: Colin Molton

Publication date: 07/05/2019

Date of decision: 07/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/05/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/05/2019

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