Missing Person Statistics for UK Nationals Abroad

Laura Richards made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Dear Foreign and Commonwealth Office,

I am looking for information on Missing Persons Investigations on UK Nationals abroad, can you please tell me:

1. What are the statistics for UK National Missing persons abroad over the last five years?

2. how many of those missing persons are under the age of 16?

3. How many UK National Missing persons Investigations have been unsuccessful over the last five years?

4. How many of the missing persons over the last 5 years were 'lost persons'?

5. How many of the missing persons over the last 5 years went missing voluntarily?

6. How many of the missing persons over the last 5 years went missing under the influence of a third party?

Thank you in advance

Yours faithfully,

Laura Richards

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Dear Ms Richards

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. It has been assigned a unique reference number (above) and has been passed to the relevant section within the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to deal with. They will be in touch with you should your request need clarification.

We received your request on 11 October 2010 and will aim to respond within 20 working days.

Yours sincerely

Katy Shaw
Information Rights Team
Information Management Group

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Dear Ms Richards,

I refer to your request above.

Please see the attached reply.

Yours sincerely,


Louise Edwards

Information Handling Manager

Strategy Communications and Training Group

Consular Directorate

Tel: 020 7008 0921

Fax: 020 7008 0426

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