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Horizon, BAME victims

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Dear Post Office Limited,
Hello, Could you please disclose how many postmasters were successfully prosecuted on the back of evidence from the Horizon system. How many of this group were from black or minority ethnic backgrounds?

How many of those convicted received custodial sentences? What proportion of them were from BAME backgrounds?

If you believe this exceeds the cost limit, please restrict the scope to look at cases from 2000-2005

Yours faithfully,

Gurpreet Kaur

information.rights@postoffice.co.uk, Post Office Limited

Our ref: FOI2022/00186

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 1st
March. Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

The Act requires that a response must be given promptly, and in any event
within 20 working days. We will therefore reply at the latest by 30th
March.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street

London, EC2Y 9AQ

information.rights, Post Office Limited

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

 

Thank you for your patience whilst we handle your information request.
Unfortunately we are not in a position to send you a response today as we
are still undergoing a process to locate and extract information within
scope of your request.

 

We will therefore need another 20 working days to process your request and
hope to have a response for you by 29 April.

 

Kind regards,

 

Andy Jennings

Information Rights Team

 

From: [Post Office request email]
<[Post Office request email]>
Sent: 02 March 2022 17:28
To: [FOI #838671 email]
Subject: Request for information - Ref: FOI2022/00186

 

Our ref: FOI2022/00186

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 1st
March. Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

The Act requires that a response must be given promptly, and in any event
within 20 working days. We will therefore reply at the latest by 30th
March.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street

London, EC2Y 9AQ

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Post Office Limited is committed to protecting your privacy. Information
about how we do this can be found on our website at
www.postoffice.co.uk/privacy

information.rights, Post Office Limited

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

 

Thank you for your patience whilst we continue to handle your information
request. Unfortunately we are still not in a position to provide a
response to you, but we hope to be able to do this by no later than 30
May.

 

Kind regards,

 

Andy Jennings

Information Rights Team

 

From: information.rights <[Post Office request email]>
Sent: 30 March 2022 15:32
To: [FOI #838671 email]
Subject: RE: Request for information - Ref: FOI2022/00186

 

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

 

Thank you for your patience whilst we handle your information request.
Unfortunately we are not in a position to send you a response today as we
are still undergoing a process to locate and extract information within
scope of your request.

 

We will therefore need another 20 working days to process your request and
hope to have a response for you by 29 April.

 

Kind regards,

 

Andy Jennings

Information Rights Team

 

From: [1][Post Office request email]
<[2][Post Office request email]>
Sent: 02 March 2022 17:28
To: [3][FOI #838671 email]
Subject: Request for information - Ref: FOI2022/00186

 

Our ref: FOI2022/00186

Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 1st
March. Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

The Act requires that a response must be given promptly, and in any event
within 20 working days. We will therefore reply at the latest by 30th
March.

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.

Yours sincerely,

Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street

London, EC2Y 9AQ

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Post Office Limited is committed to protecting your privacy. Information
about how we do this can be found on our website at
[4]www.postoffice.co.uk/privacy

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information.rights@postoffice.co.uk, Post Office Limited

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Dear Gurpreet Kaur,

Please find attached the response relating to your Freedom of Information
request.

Regards,

Jackie Lawrence

Information Rights Team

Ground Floor

Finsbury Dials

20 Finsbury Street

London

EC2Y 9AQ

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