Causes of death

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Dear Office for National Statistics,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in regards to deaths caused by murder and suicide in the UK. I would like to know:

1) In the last three tax years how many deaths have been caused by suicide in the UK.

2) In the last three tax years how many people have been murdered in the UK.

3) For murder and suicide, which county has the highest statistics for each?

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty

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Dear Office for National Statistics,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information in regards to deaths caused by murder and suicide in the UK. I would like to know:

1) In the last three tax years how many deaths have been caused by suicide in the UK.

2) In the last three tax years how many people have been murdered in the UK.

3) For murder and suicide, which county has the highest statistics for each?

Please provide the above information digitally, preferably in the form of an excel spreadsheet.

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Kirsty Card

ONS FoI Team, Office for National Statistics

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FOI Team, Office for National Statistics

Our Reference: FOI 3928

Dear Kirsty

Thank you for your email requesting data pertaining to deaths by murder
and suicide.

I am writing to confirm that the Office for National Statistics has now
completed its search for the information which you requested and the
response can be found here:
[1]https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/transpare...

You have the right to have this response to your freedom of information
request reviewed internally by an internal review process and, if you
remain unhappy with the decision, by the Information Commissioner. If you
would like to have the decision reviewed please write to The FoI Team,
Room 1100, Office for National Statistics, Segensworth Road, Titchfield
PO15 5RR, and mark your correspondence "Internal Review".

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