The Motorcycle Action Group

Dear Warwickshire Police,

Please can you provide the number of reported thefts of motorcycles and scooters in the warwickshire police force area for the periods 1st January – 31st December 2017 and 1st January – 31st December 2018.

Yours faithfully,
Julie Sperling
The Motorcycle Action Group

Information Compliance,

 
Dear Ms Sperling
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NOs: West Mercia Police 11848 and
Warwickshire Police 11849
 
I write in connection with your request for West Mercia Police and
Warwickshire Police information which was dated and received on 13th May
2019.
 
Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (the Act). 
 
Please note that due to an unprecedented number of requests being received
for subject access and FOI, for the foreseeable future requests are now
being triaged and addressed in the following order; Subject Access
requests and then FOI requests.  Every effort will be made to meet our
statutory timescales for responses, subject to the information not being
exempt or containing a reference to a third party. and we ask for your
understanding.
We will aim to provide the information within 20 working days as required
by the Freedom of Information Act.
 
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or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.
 
 
Yours sincerely
 
 
 
Information Compliance Administrator
Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police
P O Box 55
Hindlip  WR3 8SP
 
DD 01905 331545 (Ext. 2545)
 
 
 

The Motorcycle Action Group

Dear Information Compliance,

Ref: Warwickshire 11849
With reference to my Freedom of Information request acknowledged by you on 16th May 2019, as we have now passed the 20 working days are you able to advise the approximate length of delay?

Yours sincerely,
Julie Sperling
The Motorcycle Action Group

Information Compliance,

Dear Ms Sperling

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO's: West Mercia Police 11848 Warwickshire Police 11849

Thank you for your email in connection with your requests for information received on 13th May 2019, we are making progress with your request however we are unable to give you a timescale for a response at this time. Please accept my apologies for any inconvenience caused. Your attention is drawn to the below which details your right of complaint.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police
PO Box 55
Hindlip
Worcester
WR3 8SP
01905 331545 / 331565

West Mercia Police in complying with their statutory duty under sections 1 and 11 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to release the enclosed information will not breach the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. However, the rights of the copyright owner of the enclosed information will continue to be protected by law. Applications for the copyright owner’s written permission to reproduce any part of the attached information should be addressed to The Force Solicitor, West Mercia Police Headquarters, PO Box 55, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SP.
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West Mercia Police Headquarters
Information Compliance Unit
Hindlip Hall
Hindlip
PO Box 55
Worcester
WR3 8SP
or
email: [email address]

In all possible circumstances, WMP will aim to respond to your complaint within 2 months.
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Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number
Fax: 01625 524 510

www.warwickshire.police.uk
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The Motorcycle Action Group

Dear Information Compliance,

It is now 10th July and I have not heard anything regarding our Freedom of Information request our last correspondence was on 12th June, almost a month ago. The response to this request is now long overdue and may have to refer our request and seek guidance.

Yours sincerely,
Julie Sperling
The Motorcycle Action Group

Information Compliance,

Dear Ms Sperling,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NOs:  West Mercia Police 11848
and Warwickshire Police 11849

 

Thank you for your email requesting an update in relation to your FOI
request.  Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding to your
FOI request and for any inconvenience caused.  We are currently dealing
with an unprecedented number of requests which are being worked through as
quickly as possible.  Having looked at your request, the information has
been sought and our response will be provided to you as soon as possible.

 

I would again highlight your complaint rights in our previous email.

 

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please
contact the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.

 

Kind regards,

 

David

 

David COLE, Supervisor – Information Compliance Unit 60405

Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police

Tel 101 x2785

Email [1][email address]

Post Information Compliance Unit, PO Box 55, West Mercia Police
Headquarters, Hindlip Hall, Worcester, WR3 8SP

[2]www.warwickshire.police.uk

[3]www.westmercia.police.uk

 

 

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