Dear West Mercia Police,
I am getting in touch as I wanted to request data showing the number of road accidents that involved cyclists in West Mercia. If possible, I'd like to see the number of road accidents involving cyclists for the past five years, but I understand this might not be possible so data for 2018 will be also very much appreciated.
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Mr Montgomery - thanks for your email, as this is a FOI request I have passed this on to our Information Compliance team (bcc'd) for further review
Dear Mr Montgomery
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 11825
I write in connection with your request for West Mercia Police information
which was dated and received on 13th May 2019.
Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (the Act).
Please note that due to an unprecedented number of requests being received
for subject access and FOI, for the foreseeable future requests are now
being triaged and addressed in the following order; Subject Access
requests and then FOI requests. Every effort will be made to meet our
statutory timescales for responses, subject to the information not being
exempt or containing a reference to a third party. and we ask for your
We will aim to provide the information within 20 working days as required
by the Freedom of Information Act.
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