Illegal Number Plates FOI Request

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Dear Avon and Somerset Constabulary,

I would like to request the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. How many drivers have been caught with an illegal number plate in Jan-Dec 2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019.

2. Can you provide me with the number of illegal number plate incidences involving the following brands during the periods Jan-Dec 2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019:

Toyota, Nissan, BMW, Audi, Range Rover, Land Rover, Ford, Kia, Fiat, Mini, Peugeot, Mazda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Citroen, Suzuki, Skoda, Hyundai, Honda

3. How much is the fine for being caught with an illegal number plate?

Yours faithfully,

Naomi Aharony

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Legal Services

Force Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road,

Portishead, Bristol, BS20 8QJ

Email [email address]    

 

 

 

 

Naomi Aharony Our 1264/19
Reference
[1][FOI #607737 email] Date 24
October
  2019

 

Dear Naomi Aharony

 

I write in connection with your request for information dated 27^th
September under the Freedom of Information Act.

 

Specifically you asked:

1.               How many drivers have been caught with an illegal number
plate in Jan-Dec 2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019.

 

2.               Can you provide me with the number of illegal number
plate incidences involving the following brands during the periods Jan-Dec
2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019:

 

Toyota, Nissan, BMW, Audi, Range Rover, Land Rover, Ford, Kia, Fiat, Mini,
Peugeot, Mazda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Citroen, Suzuki, Skoda, Hyundai,
Honda

 

3.               How much is the fine for being caught with an illegal
number plate?

 

Our response:

Please find our response to Q1 below:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Year |No. illegal number plate |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------------|
|2017 |105 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------------|
|2018 |101 |
|-----------------------------------+------------------------------------|
|2019 (to 31/08/19) |136 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

Please find our response to Q2 attached and in respect of Q3 the fine for
an illegal number plate is £100. 

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

Michelle Radcliffe

Freedom of Information Officer

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Dear Michelle,

Are you able to also provide the number of illegal number plate incidences involving Mercedes during the periods Jan-Dec 2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019.

Yours sincerely,

Naomi

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Thank you for your request for information. Your request will now be considered and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act. In some circumstances Avon and Somerset Constabulary may be unable to achieve this deadline if consideration needs to be given to the public interest test. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

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Legal Services Directorate

Force Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road,

Portishead, Bristol, BS20 8QJ

Email [email address]    

 

 

 

 

Naomi Aharony Our 268/20
Reference
[FOI #607737 email] Date 26
March
2020

 

 

Dear Ms Aharony

 

I write in connection with your request for information dated 27^th
February 2020 under the Freedom of Information Act. This request follows
our response to FOI 1264/19.

 

Specifically you asked:

 

How many drivers have been caught with an illegal number  plate in Jan-Dec
2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019.

 

 1. Can you provide me with the number of illegal number  plate incidences
involving the following brands during the periods Jan-Dec  2017,
Jan-Dec 2018 and Jan-to date 2019:

 

 2. Toyota, Nissan, BMW, Audi, Range Rover, Land Rover, Ford, Kia, Fiat,
Mini,  Peugeot, Mazda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Citroen, Suzuki, Skoda,
Hyundai,  Honda

 

 3. How much is the fine for being caught with an illegal number plate?

 

 

Your latest request asks:

 

Are you able to also provide the number of illegal number plate incidences
involving Mercedes during the periods Jan-Dec 2017, Jan-Dec 2018 and
Jan-to date 2019.

 

 

Our response:

 

I believe the information you require can be found in our response to FOI
1264/19 which was sent to you on 24^th October 2019.

 

I have attached the information again for ease of reference. The
information relating to Mercedes can be found in row 17 for 2017 and 2018
and row 18 for 2019.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

Becky Berridge

Deputy Freedom of Information Officer

 

Legal Services Directorate  |  Avon and Somerset Police

[1]www.avonandsomerset.police.uk  |  Follow us on [2]Twitter and
[3]Facebook

 

 

Please note:

1.     Requests and responses may be published on Avon and Somerset
Constabulary’s website (within 24 hours), some of which may contain a link
to additional information, which may provide you with further
clarification.

2.     Whilst we may verbally discuss your request with you in order to
seek clarification, all other communication should be made in writing.

3.     Avon and Somerset Constabulary provides you with the right to
request a re-examination of your case under its review procedure (copy
attached).

 

 

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