Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) internal review delayed for 5 months or more (Martin McGartland Request) ...

Martin McGartland made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Police Service of Northern Ireland

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Gwrthodwyd y cais gan Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Martin McGartland

Dear Police Service of Northern Ireland,

I requested an internal review on the 5th December 2011, see here; http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/ps...

As the above link will show I did not get your reply until 8th May 2012, some 5 months later.

Under the freedom of information act I am requesting all recorded information you hold concerning the following;

1. How many internal reviews, during past 12 months, have been delayed by PSNI for more than 4 months?

2. How many internal reviews, during past 12 months, have been delayed by PSNI for over 6 months?

Yours faithfully,

Martin McGartland

Police Service of Northern Ireland

1 Atodiad

May 10, 2012

Dear Mr McGartland,

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

I write in connection with your request for information dated May 9, 2012 which was received by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) on May 9, 2012. I note you seek access to the following information:

PSNI Internal Reviews

This request will be dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. A response should be sent to you within 20 working days. The Freedom of Information team will advise you in writing if there are any delays in responding to your request and will keep you advised of progress.

In the event where the cost of complying with the request would exceed the "appropriate level", which is fixed at £450, as stated in the Freedom of Information Regulations 2004, it is the policy of the PSNI to close the request. You will however be notified of this decision and given an opportunity to refine and resubmit the request.

If your request requires either full or partial transference to another public authority in order to answer your query, again, you will be notified.

If you have any queries regarding your request please write or contact the Freedom of Information Team on 028 9070 0164. Please remember to quote the reference number listed above in any future communications with the Freedom of Information Team.

If you are dissatisfied in any way with the handling of your request, you have the right to request a review.You should do this as soon as possible, or in any case within two months of the date of issue of this letter.In the event that you require a review to be undertaken, you can do so by writing to the Head of Freedom of Information, PSNI Headquarters, 65 Knock Road, Belfast, BT5 6LE or by emailing [email address].

If following an internal review, carried out by an independent decision maker, you were to remain dissatisfied in any way with the handling of the request you may make a complaint,under Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act, to the Information Commissioner's Office and ask that they investigate whether the PSNI has complied with the terms of the Freedom of Information Act. You can write to the Information Commissioner at Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. In most circumstances the Information Commissioner will not investigate a complaint unless an internal review procedure has been carried out, however the Commissioner has the option to investigate the matter at his discretion.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Gordon Reid
Head of Data Protection and Freedom of Information

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Police Service of Northern Ireland

1 Atodiad

Subject: F-2012-01942

May 21, 2012

Dear Mr McGartland ,

FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT 2000

I write in connection with your request for information dated May 9, 2012 which was received by the Police Service of Northern Ireland on May 9, 2012 concerning:

PSNI Internal Reviews

Please find attached response to your request.

Yours sincerely

Mr Gordon Reid
Head of Data Protection and Freedom of Information

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

Gadawodd Martin McGartland anodiad ()

RUC / PSNI / MI5, Special Branch and State abandoning former undercover agents:

These are just three (of the many cases) in which former State (Mi5, RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and Army) agents who gave their all in the fight against terror only to have been abandoned by those they so loyally served, MI5, RUC, PSNI, Special Branch, Army and State:

Case 1: Former agent Raymond Gilmour:
The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness.

Case 1: Former agent Raymond Gilmour [who gave his all in the fight against terror] was abandoned by RUC /PSNI / Special Branch / Mi5 and State. Sadly Raymond has since died. See further informers here, below link; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F89TyMAj...

Case 2: Former agent Martin McGartland:
Former undercover agent Martin McGartland abandoned by Mi5 / RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and State.....

The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness.

Martin McGartland has faced [Failed] attempts by MI5, Police and Special Branch to to stich him up as well as false arrests, malicious prosecutions and much more. Martin has been left permanently disabled as a result of his 1999 shooting by IRA (as a direct result of MI5, Police and state Vendetta and negligence and withdrawal of medical treatment ) .... See further informers here, below link; https://youtu.be/i3O0CQPSKf0

Case 3 - former undercover Kevin Fulton abandoned by Mi5 / RUC / PSNI / Special Branch and State. The RUC (special branch) and Mi5 - State - Do indeed forget about their former agents as soon as that agent has out lived his / her usefulness. More information here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep2x7mDQ...