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Dear Merseyside Police,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please answer the following questions.

1. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many police are assigned to a Europa League home match for Liverpool?

2. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many police are assigned to a Premier League home match for Liverpool?

3. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests have been made for football related public disorder and match-day incidents at Anfield in Europa League fixtures?

4. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests have been made for football related public disorder and match-day incidents at Anfield in Premier League fixtures?

5. How much money does Liverpool FC contribute towards policing football matches?

Yours faithfully,

Lennan

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Afternoon Lennan

 

I write in connection with your request for information received on
05/04/2024, reference, GT 2024 0509 and note that you seek access to the
following information:

Can you please provide the following information?

 

1. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many
police are assigned to a Europa League home match for Liverpool?

 

2. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many
police are assigned to a Premier League home match for Liverpool?

 

3. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests
have been made for football related public disorder and match-day
incidents at Anfield in Europa League fixtures?

 

4. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests
have been made for football related public disorder and match-day
incidents at Anfield in Premier League fixtures?

 

5. How much money does Liverpool FC contribute towards policing football
matches?

 

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within
Merseyside Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can
confirm that the information is held by Merseyside Police and will today
be disclosed to you - please see the attached response table. Should you
have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write to or
e-mail me at the below address, quoting the reference number above.

 

Regards

 

Greg Taylor
Disclosure Analyst

FOI Team

Data Access Unit

Merseyside Police

PO BOX 59

LIVERPOOL

L69 1JD

fax: 0151 777 1978

E-mail: [1][Merseyside Police request email]

 

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Freedom of Information Team

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Merseyside Police

PO BOX 59

LIVERPOOL

L69 1JD

 

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Apologies

Didn’t fill in Subject heading correctly

 

From: Taylor Greg Gregory On Behalf Of Freedom Of Information
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2024 2:56 PM
To: [FOI #1113271 email]
Subject: Response FOI application GT 2024 0509 (Tomlins)

 

Afternoon Lennan

 

I write in connection with your request for information received on
05/04/2024, reference, GT 2024 0509 and note that you seek access to the
following information:

Can you please provide the following information?

 

1. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many
police are assigned to a Europa League home match for Liverpool?

 

2. On average this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many
police are assigned to a Premier League home match for Liverpool?

 

3. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests
have been made for football related public disorder and match-day
incidents at Anfield in Europa League fixtures?

 

4. During this footballing season (August 2023-current), how many arrests
have been made for football related public disorder and match-day
incidents at Anfield in Premier League fixtures?

 

5. How much money does Liverpool FC contribute towards policing football
matches?

 

 

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within
Merseyside Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can
confirm that the information is held by Merseyside Police and will today
be disclosed to you - please see the attached response table. Should you
have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write to or
e-mail me at the below address, quoting the reference number above.

 

Regards

 

Greg Taylor
Disclosure Analyst

FOI Team

Data Access Unit

Merseyside Police

PO BOX 59

LIVERPOOL

L69 1JD

fax: 0151 777 1978

E-mail: [1][Merseyside Police request email]

 

Complaint Rights

Your attention is drawn to the information following this response, which
details your rights of review and of complaint.

Making a complaint or appeal about your Freedom of Information response

We accept that sometimes you may not agree with the decision we’ve made
about your Freedom of Information request. If this is the case there is an
internal complaints procedure that should be followed.

You should make your complaint in writing to:

 

Freedom of Information Team

Data Access Unit
Merseyside Police

PO BOX 59

LIVERPOOL

L69 1JD

 

It should detail:

What the original request was

The nature of the complaint

Why you feel you should have received more information

Your complaint will be fully investigated and will be dealt with by a
staff member who was not involved in the original decision. We will write
to you to advise the outcome of your complaint.

If you are dissatisfied with the results of your complaint, you have the
right to appeal to the Information Commissioner. He can be contacted at:

 

The Office of the Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

More information is available from the Information Commissioner's website

[2]http://www.ico.org.uk

 

 

 

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