The Motorcycle Action Group

Dear West Mercia Police,

Please can you provide the number of reported thefts of motorcycles and scooters in the West Mercia 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

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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.
 
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The Motorcycle Action Group

Dear Information Compliance,

Ref: West Mercia 11848
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, West Mercia Police

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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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, West Mercia Police

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Dear Ms Sperling

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

I write in connection with your requests for information which were
received on 13^th May 2019.  Please find below the responses to your
requests for West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police information:

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

 

REPLY:

West Mercia Police 11848

Warwickshire Police 11849

Please see attached tables.

 

Please note that quad bikes, mopeds and mobility scooters have also been
included in the definitions in these databases.

Please also note that West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police changed
to a new recording system in 2017, hence the information for 2017 has been
provided in different tables.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as
accurate as possible.

Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding.

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

 

Mrs S Biddle

Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police

PO Box 55

Hindlip

Worcester

WR3 8SP

01905 331545 / 331565 / 331559

 

 

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.

COMPLAINT RIGHTS

Are you unhappy with how your request has been handled or do you think the
decision is incorrect?

You have the right to require West Mercia Police (WMP) to review their
decision.

Prior to lodging a formal complaint you are welcome and encouraged to
discuss the decision with the person that dealt with your request.

Ask to have the decision looked at again -

The quickest and easiest way to have the decision looked at again is to
contact the person named at the end of your decision letter.

That person will be able to discuss the decision, explain any issues and
assist with any problems.

Complaint

If you are dissatisfied with the handling procedures or the decision of
WMP made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) regarding
access to information, you can lodge a complaint with WMP to have the
decision reviewed. WMP must be notified of your intention to complain
within 20 working days of the date of its response to your Freedom of
Information request. Complaints should be made in writing and addressed
to:

West Mercia Police Headquarters

Information Compliance Unit

Hindlip Hall

Hindlip

PO Box 55

Worcester

WR3 8SP

or

Email:  [West Mercia Police request email]

In all possible circumstances, WMP will aim to respond to your complaint
within 20 working days.

The Information Commissioner

After lodging a complaint with WMP if you are still dissatisfied with the
decision you may make application to the Information Commissioner for a
decision on whether the request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act.

For information on how to make application to the Information Commissioner
please visit their website at https://ico.org.uk/ Alternatively, phone or
write to:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545745 if you prefer to use a
national rate number

Fax:    01625 524 510

 

 

 

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