'If asked' responses held by GMP

John Smith made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Greater Manchester Police

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Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Greater Manchester Police.

Dear Greater Manchester Police,

Please provide me with all the 'if asked' statements held by GMP's press office staff relating to incidents from October 1 to December 31 2012.

To clarify, 'if asked' statements are statements given by, or agreed by, senior police officers, which seek to explain incidents that have occured in the Force area or involving Force staff. These statements are provided to media outlets only on request.

Please note: This request superceeds my earlier request on the same theme.

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

Greater Manchester Police

Dear Mr Smith

our ref: GSA 407/13

I write in connection with your request for information dated 25.01.13,
which was received by Greater Manchester Police on 25.01.13.  I note you
require access to the following information:

As per email below

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From: John Smith <[FOI #147190 email]>
To: FOI requests at Greater Manchester Police
<[Greater Manchester Police request email]>
Date: 25/01/2013 12:40
Subject: Freedom of Information request - 'If asked' responses held by GMP

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     Dear Greater Manchester Police,
   
    Please provide me with all the 'if asked' statements held by GMP's
    press office staff relating to incidents from October 1 to December
    31 2012.
   
    To clarify, 'if asked' statements are statements given by, or
    agreed by, senior police officers, which seek to explain incidents
    that have occured in the Force area or involving Force staff. These
    statements are provided to media outlets only on request.
   
    Please note: This request superceeds my earlier request on the same
    theme.
   
    Yours faithfully,
   
    John Smith
   
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Dear Mr Smith,

 

Please find attached our response to your FOI request dated 25.01.2013.

 

Regards,

 

 

Roger Coles

Greater Manchester Police

Information Compliance and Records Management Unit

Information Services Branch

c/o Openshaw Complex, Lawton Street, Manchester M11 2NS

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