Data collected on 'conspriracy theories'

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Dear Greater Manchester Police,

Under the Freedom of Information Act with regards to the below link, please provide:
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1) The date that the attached went live to the public and the platforms utlised.

2) A list of the subject matters that constitute as a ‘conspiracy theory’.

3) Who, which body or authority, defined the subject matter that constitutes as a conspiracy theory.

4) Who, which body or authority, supplied GMP with the notice issued above.

5) How many reports GMP have had regarding the “repeating of conspiracy theories”.

6) How many, and which ones, of the “conspiracy theories” reported have been followed up by GMP?

7) Who GMP passes the data to that is collected under the “conspiracy theories” aspect of the above link?

For questions 5 and 6 please provide figures up to the date you process this request.

Some parts of this request may be easier to answer than others and in such case please could you release available data as soon as possible rather than delay the entire request. If you are not fully certain of what it is I am asking then I look forward to contact from you as soon as possible to clarify what it is I am requesting in order to meet your obligations under the law. If the costs of processing this request exceed the limit in the Act, please advise on what information you are able to supply within the cost limit.

Under the current circumstances if you are not able to respond within the time specified in the Act please advise when you are able to give a response.

Yours faithfully,

Pippa King

Greater Manchester Police

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Thank you for contacting the Greater Manchester Police Freedom of Information inbox. This email is to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request.

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Dear Greater Manchester Police,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Greater Manchester Police's handling of my FOI request 'Data collected on 'conspriracy theories' as the response is late.
A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/d...

Yours faithfully,

Pippa King

Greater Manchester Police

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You can access many of our services online at [2]www.gmp.police.uk.

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Dear Greater Manchester Police,

This Freedom of Information request and internal review is long overdue. Please could you advise a date that I may expect this information?

Yours faithfully,

Pippa King

Greater Manchester Police

Dear Pippa

Re: GSA 1299/20

Thank you for your email.

Unfortunately due to the current global pandemic we are all faced with, Greater Manchester Police (GMP), at this time, is unable to guarantee that your Freedom of Information request will be prioritised by the relevant business area and that statutory time scales will be met. GMP sincerely apologises for any inconvenience this has caused you and thanks you for your support and patience at this difficult time.

Kind regards

Information Compliance and Records Management Unit

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Greater Manchester Police

Dear Ms Pippa King

Ref: GSA 1299/20

We apologise for the delay in contacting you and thank you for your
patience during this time.

We would be grateful if you could please advise by return if you still
require the information you requested below on 04/05/2020.

1) The date that the attached went live to the public and the platforms
utlised.

 

2) A list of the subject matters that constitute as a ‘conspiracy theory’.

 

3) Who, which body or authority, defined the subject matter that
constitutes as a conspiracy theory.

 

4) Who, which body or authority, supplied GMP with the notice issued
above.

 

5) How many reports GMP have had regarding the "repeating of conspiracy
theories".

 

6) How many, and which ones,  of the "conspiracy theories" reported have
been followed up by GMP?

 

7) Who GMP passes the data to that is collected under the "conspiracy
theories" aspect of the above link?

 

For questions 5 and 6 please provide figures up to the date you process
this request.

If we do not hear from you within 7 days of today's date, we will assume
that you no longer wish to proceed with the request and we will close it.

Kind regards,

 

FOI Team

Information Compliance and Records Management Unit
Information Services Branch
Greater Manchester Police
c/o Openshaw Complex, Lawton Street, Manchester M11 2NS

 

You can access many of our services online at [1]www.gmp.police.uk.

For emergencies only call 999, or 101 if it's a less urgent matter.

You can also connect with us on:

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Twitter: [3]www.twitter.com/gmpolice
Instagram: [4]www.instagram.com/gtrmanchesterpolice
Flickr: [5]www.flickr.com/gmpolice1
YouTube: [6]www.youtube.com/gmpolice
Pinterest: [7]www.pinterest.co.uk/gmpolice

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[8]www.gmp.police.uk/a/your-area where you will be able to follow local
social media accounts.

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