Decision details

Future Programme for Gull Control

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To provide Cabinet with options for the future control and costs to reduce the gull breeding population in the city.




1.    The positive impact that the egg & nest removal programme has had on the treatment sites be noted and that the continuation of such a treatment programme in order to further decrease the urban gull population growth rate be endorsed.


2.    Approval be granted for a 1 year extension of the current egg & nest removal contract through use of Condition 4 of the contract between the Council and Mitie Pest Control Ltd, and


3.    Approval be granted to procure a gull breeding survey to be carried out in 2018 and for delegation to be provided to The Head of Communities in consultation with the Cabinet Member of Environment and s.151 Monitoring Officer to award the contract in line with the Council’s procurement rules.


Report author: Atika Tarajiya

Publication date: 06/12/2017

Date of decision: 06/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 06/12/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/12/2017

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