Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

Please provide statistics for the following events:

A. ‘Rolling Thunder’ motorcycle protest on 12th Apr 2019

B. ‘Million Veteran March’ on 19th Apr 2019

C. Environmental protests 12th-19th Apr 2019 (broken down by day)

Statistics referred to are closest approximation to:

A. Numbers of officers involved on the ground for each events & approximate number of ‘policing hours’ associated with each event

B. Number of emergency calls to police related to events

C. Cost of policing events (identifying overtime as a separate category if possible)

D. Number of arrests associated with each event

E. Estimates of number of people attending each event

F. Number of officers injured, assaulted or otherwise incapacitated during each event (excluding accidents)

Please provide closest related statistics if exact description doesn’t match collected or accessible data

Please provide response in table form if possible - excel spreadsheet would be ideal !

Please accept thanks for the officers who supported each event

Yours faithfully,

Darren Watts

Cyclops on behalf of Mark Geal, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

1 Atodiad

 

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Information Rights Unit
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  United Kingdom

  Our Ref: 01/FOI/19/002110

  Date: 25/04/2019

   

 

 

 

Dear Mr WATTS

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/19/002110

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 20/04/2019.  I note you seek
access to the following information:

 

Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

Please provide statistics for the following events:

A. ‘Rolling Thunder’ motorcycle protest on 12th Apr 2019

B. ‘Million Veteran March’ on 19th Apr 2019

C. Environmental protests 12th-19th Apr 2019 (broken down by day)

Statistics referred to are closest approximation to:

A. Numbers of officers involved on the ground for each events &
approximate number of ‘policing hours’ associated with each event

B. Number of emergency calls to police related to events

C. Cost of policing events (identifying overtime as a separate category if
possible)

D. Number of arrests associated with each event 

E. Estimates of number of people attending each event 

F. Number of officers injured, assaulted or otherwise incapacitated during
each event (excluding accidents)

Please provide closest related statistics if exact description doesn’t
match collected or accessible data

Please provide response in table form if possible - excel spreadsheet
would be ideal !

Please accept thanks for the officers who supported each event 

Yours faithfully,

Darren Watts

 

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
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Dear Cyclops on behalf of Mark Geal,

This FOI response appears delayed. Please could you advise when a response will be provided?

Yours sincerely,

Darren Watts

Dear Cyclops on behalf of Mark Geal,

By law, under all circumstances, the authority should have responded by now to the FOI request I submitted

I request a review of the lack of response to both my original FOI and the reminder I sent.

Yours sincerely,

Darren Watts

Cyclops on behalf of Alyson Parker, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Dear Mr Watts

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/19/002110

 

Please see the attached in respect of your Freedom of Information request
referenced above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Alyson Parker

Information Manager

 

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decision is incorrect?

 

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review their decision.

 

Prior to lodging a formal complaint you are welcome to discuss the
response with the case officer who dealt with your request.  

 

Complaint

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling procedures or the decision of
the MPS made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) regarding
access to information you can lodge a complaint with the MPS to have the
decision reviewed.

 

Complaints should be made in writing, within forty (40) working days from
the date of the refusal notice, and addressed to:

 

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PO Box 57192

London

SW6 1SF

[email address]

 

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