Dear Lancashire Constabulary,

Under the FoI act I would like to submit the following for information.

During 2018, How many people classed as IC1/IC2 (White - North European and White - South European combined) were arrested (charged or not) by officers of your force area for the following.

1. Breach of the peace
2. Hate Speech specifically against disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity
3. Section 5 of the POA

and during 2018, how many people classed as IC6, Arab or North African, were arrested (charged or not) by officers of your force area for the same

1. Breach of the peace
2. Hate Speech specifically against disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity
3. Section 5 of the POA

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Elliott

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

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Lancashire Constabulary.

 

Regards,

 

Compliance Team

Professional Standards Department

Information Compliance and Disclosure Section

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

 

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Good Morning,

 

I write to you with regards to your Freedom of Information request which
we received on 17/06/2019, reference 2199/19.

 

Upon reading your request please be advised that we do not record an
individual’s self-defined ethnicity using the categories you have provided
and are not required to create data in order to answer FOI requests. We
record self-defined ethnicity for arrest records using the following
categories; Not Stated, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Any Other Asian
Background, Caribbean, African, Any Other Black Background, White and
Black Caribbean, White and Black African, White and Asian, Any Other Mixed
Background, Chinese, Any Other Ethnic Group, White British, White Irish
and Any Other White Background.

 

Are you please able to clarify whether you would like all of the
ethnicities listed above to be included within your request or
alternatively are you please able to advise which ethnicities you would
like to be included?

 

The ‘clock’ counting down the 20 working day protocol for disclosure will
be stopped until clarification has been received from yourself. I.e.
clarification has been sought on the 14th day, therefore when
clarification has been received we shall still have 6 working days to deal
with your request.

 

Please note that if we do not receive any clarification from you be
advised that your request will be closed with no further action after 60
working days.

 

If there is anything further you would like to discuss, please do not
hesitate to contact me via the below telephone number.

 

Kind Regards,

 

 

Compliance Team - Data Protection Office

HQ - Legal Services

Information Compliance and Disclosure Section

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

 

Tel: 01772 412827

Email: [1][email address]

 

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Dear FOI,

To save you from going through all of the ethnicity markers and separating them for my request, to make it easier for you, I will happily accept all ethnicity markers for this request and I will separate them myself.

Yours sincerely,

Daniel Elliott

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

If you are emailing a valid Freedom of Information request please treat
this as a formal acknowledgement.

 

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000, known hereafter as ‘the Act’. You should receive a
response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined in
the Act (from when Lancashire Constabulary receive a valid request).

 

Please note that disclosure is subject to the information not being exempt
or containing a reference to a third party.

 

Some requests may also require either full or partial transference to
another public authority in order to answer your query in the fullest
possible way. Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

 

Lancashire Constabulary is committed to ensuring that all services it
provides are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. If
you find the web-site or a document difficult to access please notify us
so that we can assist.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Lancashire Constabulary.

 

Regards,

 

Compliance Team

Professional Standards Department

Information Compliance and Disclosure Section

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

 

Tel: 01772 413203

Email: [1][email address]

 

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 2199/19

Please find attached Lancashire Constabulary’s response to your recent
request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Lancashire Constabulary.

Data Protection Office

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

Tel: 01772 413203

Email: [1][email address]

 

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