#childabuseoperation Operation Screen

Shona Scott made this Freedom of Information request to West Yorkshire Police

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Dear West Yorkshire Police,

Please could you answer the following questions under the FOI regulations.

Operation Screen in the 1980s into child abuse at Skircoat Lodge Halifax

1 What was the purpose, remit and terms of reference of the
operation
2 What dates it ran
3 What results it achieved in terms of number of arrests, number charged, number of convictions and for what offences for each if the information is held
4 Who the Police officer was in charge and how many officers were on the operation
5 Why the operation was instigated
6 Where the operation was run from and what area did it cover
7 Why was the name chosen and whether it had always had that name or whether there were connected operations
8 Where this information is now kept, and in what form -physical or electronic

Yours faithfully,

Shona Scott

West Yorkshire Police

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Rebecca Addison
Freedom of Information Team
West Yorkshire Police
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Dear West Yorkshire Police,

The request is way overdue, West Yorkshire Police are breaking the law. Internal review may follow in 48 hours

Yours faithfully,

Shona Scott

Freedom of Information,

Dear Ms Scott

Please accept our apologies for the delay. Your response is currently with senior management for approval and we will sned it out to you as soon as we can.

Kind regards
Disclosure Unit

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Dear Disclosure Unit Freedom of Information,

West Yorkshire Police are breaking the law - if I do not get a substantive response in 24 hours I WILL instigate an internal review.
West Yorkshire Police are taking advantage of my generosity of spirit, which will now not be applied to you.

Yours sincerely,

Shona Scott

Freedom of Information,

Dear Ms Scott

I apologise for the further delay.

Unfortunately, an initial draft response required additional historic information to be gathered and my colleague is currently awaiting a response from Calderdale Division.

This matter is being actively pursued and a completed response will be forwarded to you as soon as possible.

Your patience and cooperation is appreciated.

Regards,

Damian Carr
Freedom of Information Team

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Freedom of Information,

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Dear Ms Scott

 

Please see the attached document in relation to your request.

 

Kind regards

Disclosure Unit

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Dear Freedom of Information,

I thank you for the information provided albeit with an excessive delay. I thank the researchers

Yours sincerely,

Shona Scott