Reports of Residential Noise Disturbances and Complaints in Merseyside
Dear Merseyside Police,
I am writing to request information regarding the number of residential noise disturbances and residential noise complaints reported in the Merseyside district between January 1st 2018 and April 18th 2023.
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Response Letter - FOI Application DJ 2023 - 0587 MERPOL (please quote in
I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by Merseyside Police. I note that you seek access to the following
(Paraphrased) Noise complaints.
Following receipt for your request searches were conducted within the
Merseyside Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can
confirm that the information that you requested is held by Merseyside
The searches located information relevant to your request which is shown
on the attached response table.
I have today been authorized by the Data Access Supervisor, the senior
decision maker in this case, to disclose the located information to you,
as attached. Please find attached above, the response table with
Your attention is drawn to the information following this response, which
details your rights review and of complaint.
Should you have any further inquiries concerning this matter, please write
or e-mail me, at the below address, quoting the reference number above.
Data Access Unit (FOI)
PO BOX 59
LIVERPOOL L69 1JD
E-mail: [Merseyside Police request email]
Schedule(s) of disclosed information: Please see attachment at the top
of the e-mail.
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