Decision details

Review of Provision of Free Pest Control Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Review of the provision of free pest control services to members of the public receiving universal credit in the context of increased costs to the contract.




  1. That free pest control service for the treatment of rats and mice for residents in receipt of Band 1 Council Tax Reduction Support be approved.


  1. That the Head of Housing, Health and Environment be authorised to procure a new preferred contractor be approved.


REASON FOR DECISION: To comply with the provisions of the Prevention of Damage by Pest Act 1949. 


Report author: Duncan Haynes

Publication date: 21/03/2024

Date of decision: 21/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2024 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/04/2024

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