All/any Complaints against Assistant Chief Constable

Martin McGartland made this Freedom of Information request to Northumbria Police Authority

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

The request was successful.

Martin McGartland

Dear Northumbria Police Authority,

I am making this request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom Of Information Act concerning Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant, as follows;

1. How many complaints have been recorded by Northumbria Police Authority against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant?

2. How many complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant, have been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission?

3. How many complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant, have been recorded by the Northumbria Police Authority, yet the Northumbria Police Authority have applied to the Independent Police Complaints Commission for dispensation?

4. Supply full details, the manner of all/any such complaints made against the Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant?

5. Supply the dates of all/any complaints against the Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant, including when they were recorded and as applicable the dates all/any complaints were dispensed?

6. Suppy full details on what grounds were all/any recorded
complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant
dispensed?

7. Please detail all/any complaints made against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant that were referred to the Board members of the Northumbria Police Authority?

I understand that under the FOI Act, I should be entitled to a response within 20 working days. I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully,

Martin McGartland

Martin McGartland

Dear Northumbria Police Authority,

This request has already been sent. Please ignore this on and deal with the other(s).

Yours faithfully,

Martin McGartland

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My Ref: CC29246 Your Ref:
Date: 05/07/2011
Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department/office.

Acknowledgement

Your request dated 4th July 2011 was received by this department on 04
July 2011. The officer handling your request is Richard Hall.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 01 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department/office.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall. You should state that you are appealing because
an initial decision was not sent to you within the time permitted. In that
event, you would normally have 40 days (after the original decision should
have been sent to you) in which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Direct Tel: 0191 433 2094
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My Ref: CC29247 Your
Ref: Date: 05/07/2011

Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department/office.

Acknowledgement

Your request dated 3 July 2011 was received by this department on 4 July
2011. The officer handling your request is Richard Hall.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 1 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal.

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department/office.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall. You should state that you are appealing because
an initial decision was not sent to you within the time permitted. In that
event, you would normally have 40 days (after the original decision should
have been sent to you) in which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Direct Tel: 0191 433 2094
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My
Ref: CC29250 Your Ref: Date: 05/07/2011
Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the requests, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department.

Acknowledgement

Your requests dated 3 July 2011 were received by this department on 4 July
2011. The officer handling your request is Richard Hall. He may be
contacted by email at [email address] should you have any
questions or concerns about your request.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 1 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department/office.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall of this department at the address given below. You
should state that you are appealing because an initial decision was not
sent to you within the time permitted. In that event, you would normally
have 40 days (after the original decision should have been sent to you) in
which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Civic Centre
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Direct Tel: 0191 433 2094
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My Ref: CC29253 Your Ref:
Date: 05/07/2011

Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department/office.

Acknowledgement

Your request dated 3 July was received by this department on 4 July 2011.
The officer handling your request is Richard Hall.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 1 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department/office.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall. You should state that you are appealing because
an initial decision was not sent to you within the time permitted. In that
event, you would normally have 40 days (after the original decision should
have been sent to you) in which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Direct Tel: 0191 433 2094
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My Ref: CC29248
Your Ref: Date: 05/07/2011

Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department.

Acknowledgement

Your request dated 3 July 2011 was received by this department on 4 July
2011. The officer handling your request is Richard Hall. He/She may be
contacted by telephone on number 0191 433 2094 should you have any
questions or concerns about your request.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 1 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal.

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall. You should state that you are appealing because
an initial decision was not sent to you within the time permitted. In that
event, you would normally have 40 days (after the original decision should
have been sent to you) in which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

Richard Hall (Chief Executives), Northumbria Police Authority

Mr Martin McGartland
[personal details removed]
London
My Ref: CC29245 Your
Ref: Date: 05/07/2011

Dear Mr McGartland

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the request, which you have made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 for records held by this department/office.

Acknowledgement

Your request dated 3 July 2011 was received by this department on 4 July
2011. The officer handling your request is Richard Hall.

A final decision on your request would normally be sent to you within 20
working days of receipt of your request. This means that you can expect to
receive your decision by 1 August 2011.

There are some limited situations under the Freedom of Information Act,
which could mean that the period for a final decision may be longer than
the normal 20 working days. If this occurs in your request, we will
promptly advise you in writing.

Should our final decision not reach you on time, please feel free to call
the contact officer named above to discuss any problems that may have
arisen.

Non reply by us deemed to be a refusal.

If you have not heard from us once the allotted time has expired, you are
automatically entitled to appeal to this department for a review of the
matter. This review is a full and new examination of the matter, and is
carried out by a more senior member of staff of this department.

In the event that you need to make such an appeal, you can do so by
writing to Richard Hall. You should state that you are appealing because
an initial decision was not sent to you within the time permitted. In that
event, you would normally have 40 days (after the original decision should
have been sent to you) in which time to make the appeal.

Yours sincerely

Richard Hall

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Direct Tel: 0191 433 2094
Email: [email address]
[1]www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

References

Visible links
1. file://www.northumbria-police-authority.org

CS Enquiries.NPA, Northumbria Police Authority

My Ref: CC29250
Your Ref:


Date: 28/07/2011


Dear Mr McGartland,

Subject: Freedom of Information - Chief Executive Office - Service
Improvement

I refer to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and to your letter to
this department dated 3 July.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, we have formally
decided to grant access to the records requested and accordingly they
are as follows:

Complaints made against the Chief Officer of Northumbria Police may not
always be considered as a complaint about the Chief Constable, rather it
may be about the actions of an individual officer who has a delegated
responsibility to perform these duties on behalf of the Chief Constable.
The Authority should only deal with complaints that are about the
personal conduct and actions of senior police officers.

Subject: Freedom of Information request - All/any Complaints against
Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant of Northumbria Police

1. How many complaints have been recorded by Northumbria Police
Authority against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant?

RESPONSE: None

2. How many complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant,
have been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission?

RESPONSE: None

3. How many complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant,
have been recorded by the Northumbria Police Authority, yet the
Northumbria Police Authority have applied to the Independent Police
Complaints Commission for dispensation?

RESPONSE: None

4. Supply full details, the manner of all/any such complaints made
against the Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant?

RESPONSE: None

5. Supply the dates of all/any complaints against the Assistant
Chief Constable Greg Vant, including when they were recorded and as
applicable the dates all/any complaints were dispensed?

RESPONSE: None

6. Supply full details on what grounds were all/any recorded
complaints against Assistant Chief Constable Greg Vant
dispensed?

RESPONSE: None

7. Please detail all/any complaints made against Assistant Chief
Constable Greg Vant that were referred to the Board members of the
Northumbria Police Authority?

RESPONSE: None

The information provided in response to your request is copyright
Gateshead Council unless otherwise endorsed. Granting access to this
information under the Freedom of Information Act does not permit you to
re-use the information provided for commercial purposes, for
photocopying or reproduction in any form. If you wish to re-use the
information you need to apply for a Licence. You can do this by writing
to Tanya Rossington, Information Rights Officer, Legal and Corporate
Services, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.
You may be required to pay a fee or comply with conditions for permitted
re-use.

Should you have any queries regarding the contents of this letter,
please contact me on the details below.

Yours faithfully

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
0191 4332094
www.northumbria-police-authority.org

show quoted sections

Martin McGartland

Dear Mr Hall,

Thank you very much for all your help and also for dealing with my requests.

Yours sincerely,

Martin McGartland