Appeal Hearing Hofschroer v Austria 14th June 2017 Royal Courts of Justice, London

Jean James made this Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police

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Dear North Yorkshire Police,

Two North Yorkshire Police officers attended the following hearing

COURT 19
Before SIR ALAN WILKIE sitting as a judge of the High Court
Wednesday 14 June, 2017
At half past 10
APPLICATION(s)
CO/5792/2016 Hofschroer v Office Of The State Attorney Austria

Please advise

(a) the ranks of the two officers

(b) confirm that they were on official business, and advise what the purpose of their attendance at this hearing was

(c) the total cost of sending the two officers to attend this hearing (time, transport, meals, hotel, miscellaneous);

(d) the purpose of their meeting with The Honourable Sir Alan Fraser Wilke

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

Dear North Yorkshire Police,

Please acknowledge my request. Your answer is due on or before 14th July 2017.

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

Civil Disclosure, North Yorkshire Police

Good morning

Thank you for your email.

I can confirm your Freedom of Information Request was received 15th June 2017. The Civil Disclosure Unit is currently processing your request and you should receive a response by 14th July 2017.

Kind regards

Sarah Saunders
Collar Number 4868
Administrative Assistant (Civil Disclosure)
Joint Corporate Legal Services
North Yorkshire Police 
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Dear Civil Disclosure,

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,

Jean James

Fryar, Liz, North Yorkshire Police

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Good afternoon,

 

Please see attached response to your request for information
(274.2017-18),

 

Kind Regards

 

Liz

 

Liz Fryar

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Joint Corporate Legal Services

North Yorkshire Police

 

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July 2017. With immediate effect the address is:

 

North Yorkshire Police HQ

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Northallerton

North Yorkshire

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The DX will remain as DX 68810 Northallerton 2 and telephone numbers will
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Dear North Yorkshire Police,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of North Yorkshire Police's handling of my FOI request 'Appeal Hearing Hofschroer v Austria 14th June 2017 Royal Courts of Justice, London'.

[ The request is NOT vexatious. Please state the reasons WHY you choose to say that, and give me a response to my question. ]

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/a...

Yours faithfully,

Jean James

Saunders, Sarah, North Yorkshire Police

Dear Ms James

Thank you for your email.

Please accept this email as acknowledgement to your request for an internal review.

Kind regards

Sarah Saunders

Collar Number 4868
Administrative Assistant (Civil Disclosure)
Joint Corporate Legal Services
North Yorkshire Police 
Committed to the Code of Ethics
Dial 101, press option 2 and ask for me by my full name or collar number.  If using my collar number please state each number individually
 
Web: www.northyorkshire.police.uk
Facebook: facebook.com/NorthYorkshirePolice
Twitter: twitter.com/NYorksPolice

Please note that North Yorkshire Police is moving to its new HQ from 5 July 2017. With immediate effect the address is:

North Yorkshire Police HQ
Alverton Court
Crosby Road
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL6 1BF

The DX will remain as DX 68810 Northallerton 2 and telephone numbers will remain the same.

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Neil Wilby left an annotation ()

Dear Jean James

We did speak once, a long time ago (2012 I think), when, at the time, you were domiciled abroad.

This is yet another non-compliant finalisation by North Yorkshire Police (NYP). In spite of a Direction by the Information Commissioner's Office in April, 2016 requiring them to deal with all requests within the statutory 20 working day period.

https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-tak...

They appeared to have ignored that Direction to a significant extent and the data controller (Chief Constable Jones) is risking contempt of court by doing so.

Solicitors acting for the Chief Constable also made a statement of truth to Huddersfield County Court in July, 2016 to the effect that ALL future requests to NYP would be finalised in a compliant manner. They have plainly set out to deceive the court in doing so.

https://neilwilby.com/2016/06/10/chief-c...

These details may assist you in progressing the matter.

Without knowing background, or context, to this particular request, it has, on its face, a serious purpose, and a public interest grounding over disbursement of police funds/resources.

For the police to rely on a s14 exemption on the 21st working day does rather have the look of desperation about it?

Yours sincerely

Neil Wilby

Dear Saunders, Sarah,

North Yorkshire Police will do well to note comments from the public regarding North Yorkshire Police's false allegations of vexatiousness, as follows:

This is yet another non-compliant finalisation by North Yorkshire Police (NYP). In spite of a Direction by the Information Commissioner's Office in April, 2016 requiring them to deal with all requests within the statutory 20 working day period.

https://ico.org.uk/media/action-weve-tak...

They appeared to have ignored that Direction to a significant extent and the data controller (Chief Constable Jones) is risking contempt of court by doing so.

Solicitors acting for the Chief Constable also made a statement of truth to Huddersfield County Court in July, 2016 to the effect that ALL future requests to NYP would be finalised in a compliant manner. They have plainly set out to deceive the court in doing so.

https://neilwilby.com/2016/06/10/chief-c...

These details may assist you in progressing the matter.

Without knowing background, or context, to this particular request, it has, on its face, a serious purpose, and a public interest grounding over disbursement of police funds/resources.

For the police to rely on a s14 exemption on the 21st working day does rather have the look of desperation about it.

Yours sincerely,

Jean James

Saunders, Sarah, North Yorkshire Police

Thank you for your email. I am out of the office from 15:00 Thursday 27th July and will return on Tuesday 2nd August at 09:00.

If your query is urgent please email the Civil Disclosure Unit email: [email address]
Otherwise I will respond to your email upon my return.

Sarah Saunders

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Malone, Ashley, North Yorkshire Police

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Dear Ms James

 

Please see the attached response to your Internal Review 274.2017-18.

 

Kind Regards

 

 

Ashley Malone

Collar Number 4951

Police Lawyer (Civil Disclosure)

Solicitor

Joint Corporate Legal Services

North Yorkshire Police

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Dear Malone, Ashley,

No surprise here.

Thank you for confirming, by your non-committal, that North Yorkshire Police were sent all the way from Yorkshire to London to attend the hearing, and therefore appear to have a particularly strong interest in the extradition of Peter Hofschroer who has had long-held views, and allegedly strong evidence, against North Yorkshire Police in an alleged case of fraud against him and his mother.

Please see https://grandmabarbara.wordpress.com/ if you are not familiar with the case, Ashley. Most of the public is well aware of the case, including the alleged lack of safeguarding of Barbara and Peter by North Yorkshire Police, and the wrongful rearrests and imprisonments of Peter Hofschroer.

Your answer was perfect. Thanks, again.

Yours sincerely,

Jean James

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Chief Constable David Jones has announced his sudden decision to retire effective immediately. His contract was in place until 2002. Perhaps he has got wind of a storm brewing and so is jumping ship?

http://www.freedomtalkradio.co.uk/barbar...

Did I hear it said that Jones spent nearly 1 million pounds of TAXPAYERS' money in a CIVIL (suit with civilian appellants driving it) - all to silence citizen journalists, Hicks, Wilby, Ward, and Hofschroer from exposing corruption by highlighting information that was already in the public records and public domain? Did I? Was I dreaming or should you check this site for further information on North Yorkshire police?

What a very sensitive lot North Yorkshire Police are - never wishing to answer FOI requests, especially to do with the Hofschroer case......I wonder why they are so sensitive about the Hofschroer case ? Methinks the lady doth protest too much.

http://www.estateofdenial.com/2012/09/25...

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16 April, 2018
Chief Constable retires from North Yorkshire Police
Chief Constable Dave Jones QPM has announced his decision to retire from policing after nearly 32 years of distinguished service.

CC Jones was appointed as Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police in 2013 – the first officer in England to be appointed to a Chief Constable role from the position of ACC. Although officers customarily retire at 30 years of service, CC Jones accepted an extension to his tenure in 2016 in order to provide continuity of leadership to North Yorkshire Police at a time of other retirements in the chief officer team.

Before joining North Yorkshire Police, CC Dave Jones had previously served at Greater Manchester Police, where he held a series of senior positions. In 2008 he was promoted to Assistant Chief Constable in the Police Service Northern Ireland, where he was named NI Chartered Manager of the Year – a rare award for a serving police officer.

In 2016 CC Dave Jones took temporary charge of South Yorkshire Police during a turbulent phase for that Force, to provide stable leadership whilst a new Chief was recruited.

On 1 January 2017 he was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service in the New Year Honours List.

During his time as Chief Constable, Dave Jones has led North Yorkshire Police through a challenging period for policing, and ambitious change within the Force itself. In announcing his retirement, CC Dave Jones said:

“I have been proud to serve the community for nearly 32 years, but it is now time to step back and be with my family.

“I have always believed that neighbourhood policing is the bedrock of the police service, and that community approach is absolutely embedded at North Yorkshire Police. The Force is also firmly on the road to a modernised service, with developments in mobile technology now rolling-out across the frontline, and more still to come.

“However policing does not stand still, and North Yorkshire Policing is about to start the next phase in its transformation. This seemed like the right time for me to hand over the baton to a new leader, who can take the service on this new stage of the journey.

“I have said before that families play an absolutely crucial role in allowing police officers to do the best job in the world. I’d like to pay tribute to my family for the fantastic support they have given me over the years. I am very much looking forward to spending more time with them in my retirement.

“I’d also like to pay tribute to my colleagues at North Yorkshire Police, and the wider service for their dedication and commitment to keeping people safe, and making North Yorkshire one of the safest counties in England.”

Commenting on CC Jones’ decision to retire, Police and Crime Commissioner, Julia Mulligan, said:

“It was with great regret that I have accepted Dave Jones’ decision to retire, but I completely understand and respect his wish to spend more time with his family.

“I selected Dave Jones for the role of Chief Constable because of his impressive record of service in some of the most challenging environments in the UK, his clear determination, and his very deep commitment to community policing. He promised to be a formidable leader, and he has absolutely lived up to that promise. His personal leadership and commitment to North Yorkshire Police – and the wider police service – has been exceptional, and he has done a great job in very challenging times.

“He leaves with the respect and best wishes of colleagues in our county and beyond. Policing – and North Yorkshire Police in particular – will miss him greatly.”

CC Sara Thornton CBE QPM, Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said:

“I would like to thank Dave for his tremendous contribution to policing nationally. In particular he has led the National Police Chiefs’ Council work on citizens in policing and rural crime. He has been a board member of our staff association for many years, supporting colleagues through tough times, and he has been a committed and active member of Chiefs’ Council. The readiness with which he transferred to South Yorkshire Police when they urgently needed help impressed all those involved. He was insightful, energetic and completely selfless.”

In accordance with CC Jones’ wishes, he will step down immediately. North Yorkshire Police’s current Deputy, Lisa Winward, will assume temporary command until a permanent Chief Constable is recruited.

Said PCC Julia Mulligan:

“DCC Winward is a highly respected and experienced chief officer, and I am confident that the Force is in very safe hands. By the end of the month we will appoint a deputy to backfill DCC Winward’s position on an interim basis, and I will carry out an open and transparent recruitment process for a permanent Chief Constable as soon as possible.”

Regarding the retirement date of the Chief Constable, Julia said:

“Dave is due to retire on 9 July 2018, and Lisa will of course provide the necessary leadership until a permanent replacement is in place. At the moment, Dave is currently not working due to ill health.”

https://www.northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk/n...

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