Number of items of mail in transit seized during 2020

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Freedom of Information Request

I am writing to make a request for information which I am entitled to under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please confirm:
1. The number of items of mail in transit seized by your force during 2020.

I would like the above information to be provided to me in a paper or electronic format.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters.

If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct this to me, with page references and URLs if necessary.

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I understand that you are required to respond to my request within 20 working days after you receive it. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you accordingly.

Yours faithfully

Seamus McCoy, Journalist
SUYmedia Ltd
T: 01752 921020
E: seamus@mccoys.media
A: Fairbairn House, Higher Lane, Plymouth, PL1 2AN, United Kingdom

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Dear Mr McCoy,

Thank you for your below request. We also received a similar request from you on Friday 5th ''The number of items intercepted and/or seized by the force in the post in the year 2020.''

Please can you confirm if the below is an additional request to the one you sent on Friday or is this to replace it?

Kind Regards

Fay Langley
Disclosure and Compliance Officer
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Dear Seamus McCoy,

 

Please find attached a response from Cumbria Constabulary to your Freedom
of Information request.

 

Kind Regards

 

Fay Langley
Disclosure and Compliance Officer

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