Dear West Mercia Police,

Please provide me with the results of these submissions listed below, by myself to Operation Snap for Jan - March 2021.
Results to include details of the action taken, warning letter, further action, points and fines issued.

2021-01-06 - White Fiesta YD12NCN

2021-01-25 - Blue Fiesta DG05UCX

2021-01-26 - Red Audi VK06UGA

2021-01-26 - White Peugeot Taxi SC63YLZ

2021-02-05 - Grey Hyundai Taxi BN17WOJ

2021-02-05 - White LDV Van P873WUY

2021-02-05 -Grey Van 745TRO

2021-02-05 -White Van Hartlebury RJ14XFG

2021-02-05 -White Van Stourport K777ELX

2021-02-05 -White VW Caddy FY07DVA

2021-02-26 Black VW Golf DF09 EZT

2021-02-26 Blue Renault KY07RKE

2021-02-26 Edmundson Electrical Sprinter DK17RMY

2021-02-26 Green Rover ZT AX03PFG

2021-02-26 Range Rover OV20 CCF

2021-02-26 White Transit Tree Care BV62 YBN

2021-02-28 Black Citroen Berlingo Van BL14TJZ

2021-02-28 Black Suzuki Ignis VL19SWJ

2021-02-28 Blue Nissan Qashqai VA69LVZ

2021-03-29 Black BMW HJ56KPP

Yours faithfully,

Mr Popham

Information Compliance, West Mercia Police

Dear Mr Popham

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 
78008                                                      

 

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
on 4^th May 2021.  Your request will now be considered in accordance with
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”).

 

We will aim to provide a response to your request within 20 working days
as stipulated by the Act.  Please note that there may be unavoidable
delays when making information rights requests during the COVID-19
pandemic.  We are triaging and addressing requests in the following
order:  Subject access and then FOI requests.   Every effort will be made
to meet our statutory timescales for responding.  Thank you for your
understanding.

 

There may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of
the information you request.  If this is the case you will be informed and
the 20 working day timescale will be suspended until we receive payment
from you.  If you chose not to make payment then your request will be
withdrawn.

 

Some requests may also require either full or partial transference to
another public authority in order to answer your query in the fullest
possible way.  Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

 

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please
contact the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Sue Cale

Information Compliance Assistant | Information Compliance Unit  | West
Mercia Police

Hindlip Hall Police Headquarters, Hindlip Hall, Worcester, WR3 8SP
Direct Dial: Working from Home Ext. Working from Home

Team email: [1][email address]

 

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the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest or in the
exercise of the Police’s official authority and to comply with legal
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Information Compliance, West Mercia Police

Dear Mr Popham

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 78008

 

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
on 4^th May 2021. Please find below the response to your request:

 

Please provide me with the results of these submissions listed below, by
myself to Operation Snap for Jan - March 2021.

 

Results to include details of the action taken, warning letter, further
action, points and fines issued.

 

2021-01-06 - White Fiesta YD12NCN

 

2021-01-25 - Blue Fiesta DG05UCX

 

2021-01-26 - Red Audi VK06UGA

 

2021-01-26 - White Peugeot Taxi SC63YLZ

 

2021-02-05 - Grey Hyundai Taxi BN17WOJ

 

2021-02-05 - White LDV Van P873WUY 

 

2021-02-05 -Grey Van 745TRO

 

2021-02-05 -White Van Hartlebury RJ14XFG 

 

2021-02-05 -White Van Stourport K777ELX 

 

2021-02-05 -White VW Caddy FY07DVA 

 

2021-02-26 Black VW Golf DF09 EZT

 

2021-02-26 Blue Renault KY07RKE

 

2021-02-26 Edmundson Electrical Sprinter DK17RMY

 

2021-02-26 Green Rover ZT AX03PFG

 

2021-02-26 Range Rover OV20 CCF

 

2021-02-26 White Transit Tree Care BV62 YBN

 

2021-02-28 Black Citroen Berlingo Van BL14TJZ

 

2021-02-28 Black Suzuki Ignis VL19SWJ

 

2021-02-28 Blue Nissan Qashqai VA69LVZ

 

2021-03-29 Black BMW HJ56KPP

 

REPLY: Your request for information has now been considered and I am not
obliged to supply the information you have requested.

 

Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires West Mercia
Police, when refusing to provide such information (because the information
is exempt) to provide you the applicant with a notice which:   (a) states
that fact, (b) specifies the exemption in question and (c) states (if that
would not otherwise be apparent) why the exemption applies.

 

The exemption applicable to the information is:

 

Section 40 (1)(2) Personal information

This is an absolute exemption

 

Please be advised that any information released as a result of a Freedom
of Information request, in effect, is being released into the public
domain. Therefore, it could subsequently be published or would have to be
made available to any member of the public if it were requested.

 

Any information that relates to an individual, or from which an individual
could be identified, constitutes personal data and to release information
that constitutes personal data into the public domain contravenes the Data
Protection Act 2018. The information that you have requested relates to
personal data and/or personal data of a third party/parties and therefore
it is exempt from disclosure, the exemption that applies to this type of
information is Section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In accordance with the Act, this letter represents a Refusal Notice for
this particular request.

 

Generalised data regarding all Operation Snap submissions is being made
available on a routine basis from West Mercia Police, please see our
website’s publication scheme for details.

 

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as
accurate as possible.

 

Your attention is drawn to the below which details your right of
complaint.

 

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Ms T Williams

Information Compliance Unit
West Mercia Police

PO Box 55

Hindlip

Worcester

WR3 8SP

01905 331545 / 331565

 

 

West Mercia Police in complying with their statutory duty under sections 1
and 11 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to release the enclosed
information will not breach the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.
However, the rights of the copyright owner of the enclosed information
will continue to be protected by law. Applications for the copyright
owner’s written permission to reproduce any part of the attached
information should be addressed to The Force Solicitor, West Mercia Police
Headquarters, PO Box 55, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SP.

 

COMPLAINT RIGHTS

Are you unhappy with how your request has been handled or do you think the
decision is incorrect?

You have the right to require West Mercia Police (WMP) to review their
decision.

Prior to lodging a formal complaint you are welcome and encouraged to
discuss the decision with the person that dealt with your request.

Ask to have the decision looked at again -

The quickest and easiest way to have the decision looked at again is to
contact the person named at the end of your decision letter.

That person will be able to discuss the decision, explain any issues and
assist with any problems.

 

Complaint

If you are dissatisfied with the handling procedures or the decision of
WMP made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) regarding
access to information, you can lodge a complaint with WMP to have the
decision reviewed. WMP must be notified of your intention to complain
within 20 working days of the date of its response to your Freedom of
Information request. Complaints should be made in writing and addressed
to:

 

West Mercia Police Headquarters

Information Compliance Unit

Hindlip Hall

Hindlip

PO Box 55

Worcester

WR3 8SP

or

Email:  [West Mercia Police request email]

In all possible circumstances, WMP will aim to respond to your complaint
within 20 working days.

 

The Information Commissioner

After lodging a complaint with WMP if you are still dissatisfied with the
decision you may make application to the Information Commissioner for a
decision on whether the request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act.

For information on how to make application to the Information Commissioner
please visit their website at https://ico.org.uk/ Alternatively phone or
write to:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545745 if you prefer to use a
national rate number

Fax:    01625 524 510

 

 

 

This email and any attachments may contain information that is
confidential, privileged, sensitive, or otherwise protected from
disclosure. Its unauthorised use, disclosure, storage or copying is not
permitted. If received in error, please destroy all copies and notify the
sender immediately by return email. Internet email is not a secure medium
of communication. Any views or opinions expressed in this email do not
necessarily represent those of West Mercia Police. All email activity may
be may be monitored, recorded and retained by West Mercia Police in
accordance with relevant legislation.

 

Please be aware that all information provided to West Mercia Police will
be held and treated in confidence in accordance with the Data Protection
Act 2018. It may be shared with other Force departments. Personal
information may also be used for statistical purposes, for fraud and crime
prevention and may be checked with/disclosed to regulatory bodies. The
information provided may be held electronically and/or in paper form and
will be kept secure at all times. Your personal data will be processed for
the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest or in the
exercise of the Police’s official authority and to comply with legal
obligations.