Freedom of Information Manager
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Our Ref: eCase: FOI 2021/04040
Date: 4 May 2021
Dear Mr Coulter,
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE POLICE: DRIVER
We refer to your email dated 14 April 2021 to the Ministry of Defence Police which was
acknowledged on the 15 April 2021.
We are treating your email as a request for information in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (FOIA 2000).
In your email you requested the following information: Please could you provide the total number of officers that are standard and advanced
drivers in the force under Section 16 of the Act?
A search for information has now been completed by the Ministry of Defence Police and I
can confirm that we do hold information in scope of your request.
There are currently 517 Standard Response Drivers and 76 Advanced Response Drivers in
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Yours sincerely MDP Secretariat and Freedom of Information Office