Cost of top grade civil staff in Merseyside police?

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Dear Merseyside Police,

How many staff do Merseyside police employ?

How many are non-warranted, that is to say civil staff?

How many non-warranted staff are paid salaries in excess of £50,000 pa.?

Yours faithfully,

John Smith

Merseyside Police

Dear Mr Smith,

Reference No :CD112/10 (please quote in all correspondence)

Thank you for your application for information dated 15/10/10, received by Merseyside Police on 18/10/10. I note that your are
seeking information relating to:

(paraphrased) : Staffing Levels

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Merseyside Police
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Dear Mr Smith,

Response Letter - FOI Application CD112/10 (please quote in all

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by Merseyside Police on 18/10/10. I note that you seek access to the
following information:

(paraphrased) Information Re Staffing Levels

Following receipt of your request searches were conducted within Merseyside
Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can confirm that
the information that you requested is held by Merseyside Police.

To locate the information relevant to your request, searches were conducted
in the Human Resources Department.
The searches located the records relevant to your request which are on the
attached schedule.

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you, as
attached. Please find attached a table outlining my response.

(See attached file: CD112-10 Response Table.doc)

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or e-mail me, on the below address, quoting the reference number above.

Yours faithfully

Carl Dewhurst
Disclosure Analyst
Merseyside Police
Information Bureau
Information Access Unit
Fax: 0151 777 7099
E-mail: [Merseyside Police request email]

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Dear Merseyside Police,

Thank you for your prompt and complete response.

Yours faithfully,

John Smith