Firearms licences

Donna R Edmunds made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Cheshire Constabulary

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Dear Cheshire Constabulary,

For the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, and for 2016 to date, could you please tell me:

1. What the average waiting time for the successful completion of a new firearms licence application process was in your area, ie, how long on average people waited between submitting their application and receiving their first licence (renewals excluded)?

2. What the average waiting time for a firearms licence renewal was in your area?

3. How many first time firearm licence applications were made?

4. How many first time applications were unsuccessful?

5. How many members of staff you employ to process firearms licence applications?

Yours faithfully,
Donna Edmunds

Freedom of Information, Cheshire Constabulary

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being dealt with as a request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Informaiton Act 2000.
I am in the process of dealing with your request and will respond in due
course and in any case by 09/11/2016.

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Cheshire
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Dear Donna Edmunds

 

I refer to your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, as set out below:

For the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, and for 2016 to date, could you
please tell me:  

1. What the average waiting time for the successful completion of a new
firearms license application process was in your area, ie, how long on
average people waited between submitting their application and receiving
their first license (renewals excluded)? 

2. What the average waiting time for a firearms license renewal was in
your area? 

3. How many first time firearm license applications were made?  

4. How many first time applications were unsuccessful? 

5. How many members of staff you employ to process firearms license
applications?

In accordance with section 1(1) (b) of the Act, our response is as
follows:

 

1)

2013  - 62 days

2014 – 71

2015 – 90

2016- 78

 

2)

2013 – 26

2014 - 35

2015- 31

2016 – 32

 

3)

2013- 860

2014 – 592

2015 - 688

2016 – 479

 

4)

2013 - 30

2014 - 49

2015 - 37

2016 – 17

 

5)

5.8.Administrators

5 Firearms Enquiry Officers

1 Firearms Licensing Manager

 

If I can be any further assistance in this matter, please do not hesitate
to contact me.

 

If you are not satisfied with the decision applied in this case I enclose
for your attention a copy of the Constabulary's appeal procedures.

 

Regards

 

Tracey Evanson, Freedom of Information Compliance Officer

Information Management| Cheshire Constabulary HQ | Clemonds Hey |

Oakmere Road | Winsford | Cheshire | CW7 2UA |

Office: 01606 364176 | 

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