Illegal Number Plates FOI Request

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Dear Cheshire 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

Freedom of Information, Cheshire Constabulary

Dear Sir/Madam

I acknowledge receipt of your correspondence received 27/09/2019 which is
being dealt with as a request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I am in the process of dealing with your request and will respond in due
course and in any case by 25/10/2019.

Please note that you will not receive a response if you have previously
been issued with a notice under section 14 of the act relating to the
subject of this request.

Please contact us by email at [1][email address] if you
have any further enquiries.

Regards

The Requests Team
Information Compliance
Cheshire Constabulary HQ
Clemonds Hey
Oakmere Road
Winsford
Cheshire
CW7 2UA

Tel :: 01606 362384

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Dear Ms Aharony

 

YOUR REQUEST:

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:

 

In accordance with section 1(1) (b) of the Act, our response is as
follows:

 

1.     

2017 = 272

2018 = 402

2019 = 282

 

2.     

2017

Toyota 4,  Nissan 2 , BMW 25, Audi 15 , Range Rover 8 , Land Rover 6 ,
Ford 31, Kia 0 , Fiat 0 , Mini 5 , Peugeot 1 , Mazda  5, Vauxhall 19,
Volkswagen 16, Citroen 0 , Suzuki 8 , Skoda 2 , Hyundai 0 , Honda 14

 

2018

Toyota 7, Nissan 13, BMW 24, Audi 25, Range Rover 6 , Land Rover 18, Ford
50, Kia 0, Fiat 2, Mini 3, Peugeot 3, Mazda 10, Vauxhall 14, Volkswagen
22, Citroen 2, Suzuki 11, Skoda 5, Hyundai 1, Honda 21

 

2019

Toyota 1, Nissan 10, BMW 26, Audi 28, Range Rover 3, Land Rover 20, Ford
23, Kia 0, Fiat 1, Mini 0, Peugeot 3, Mazda 4 , Vauxhall 9 , Volkswagen
17, Citroen 3, Suzuki 10 , Skoda 4, Hyundai 1, Honda 8

 

3.     

Fixed Penalty fine is £100

 

 

 

If you are not satisfied with the decision applied in this case I enclose
for your attention a copy of the Constabulary's appeal procedures.

 

Regards

 

 

Mike Downes – Request Compliance Officer

Cheshire Constabulary and Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service Joint Corporate
Services

Information Compliance | Cheshire Constabulary | Clemonds Hey | Oakmere
Road | Winsford | Cheshire | CW7 2UA

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Hi Mike,

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

Freedom of Information, Cheshire Constabulary

Dear Sir/Madam

I acknowledge receipt of your correspondence received 27/02/2020 which is
being dealt with as a request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I am in the process of dealing with your request and will respond in due
course and in any case by 26/03/2020.

Please note that you will not receive a response if you have previously
been issued with a notice under section 14 of the act relating to the
subject of this request.

Please contact us by email at [1][email address] if you
have any further enquiries.

Regards

The Requests Team
Information Compliance
Cheshire Constabulary HQ
Clemonds Hey
Oakmere Road
Winsford
Cheshire
CW7 2UA

Tel :: 01606 362384

This communication is intended for the addressee(s) only. Please notify
the sender if received in error. Internet email is not to be treated as a
secure means of communication. The Constabulary monitors all Internet and
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Dear Ms Aharony       

 

YOUR REQUEST:

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:

 

In accordance with section 1(1) (b) of the Act, our response is as
follows:

 

2017 - 17

2018 - 23

2019 - 26

2020 – 10

If you are not satisfied with the decision applied in this case I enclose
for your attention a copy of the Constabulary's appeal procedures.

 

Regards

 

This communication is intended for the addressee(s) only. Please notify
the sender if received in error. Internet email is not to be treated as a
secure means of communication. The Constabulary monitors all Internet and
email activity and requires it is used for official communications only.
Thank you for your co-operation.