Number of people under 18 put on the ViSOR in 2016

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

How many people under the age of 18 were placed on the Violent and Sex Offenders Register (ViSOR) in the year 2016?

Yours faithfully,
James Montague Stanley Artemis Pitt

Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

Dear Mr Pitt

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 2017090000033

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"How many people under the age of 18 were placed on the Violent and Sex
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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

The time limit for responding to my Freedom of Information request has exceeded 20 working days, the metropolitan police service should have responded to my request by now under the terms of section 10 (1) of the freedom of information act 2000.

Yours faithfully,
James Montague Stanley Artemis Pitt

Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

Dear Mr Pitt,

Thank you for your e-mail. I am sorry that the MPS has not been able to provide you with a response within the 20 working day timeframe. I can confirm that the person dealing with your request is Mike Lyng.

Mike: I would be grateful if you could please provide Mr Pitt with an update on his request.

Thank you.

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Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

Dear Mr. Pitt

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 2017080000033

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 01/09/2017.  Firstly, may I
apologise for the delay to this response. I note you seek access to the
following information:

How many people under the age of 18 were placed on the Violent and Sex
Offenders Register (ViSOR) in the year 2016?

DECISION

I have decided to provide a full disclosure in this case

DISCLOSURE

How many people under the age of 18 were placed on the Violent and Sex
Offenders Register (ViSOR) in the year 2016?

MPS Response: A total of 21 Registered Sex Offender’s under 18 were added
in 2016.

I hope you find the information provided in this response useful. Should
you have any further enquiries concerning this response, please email at
[email address], quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Mr. Lyng
Information Manager

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Services, 10 Lambs Conduit Street, London, WC1N 3NR.
 
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response with the case officer who dealt with your request.  

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access to information you can lodge a complaint with the MPS to have the
decision reviewed.

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the date of the refusal notice, and addressed to:

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London
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[email address]

In all possible circumstances the MPS will aim to respond to your
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a decision on whether the request for information has been dealt with in
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please visit their website at www.ico.org.uk.  Alternatively, write to or
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Phone: 0303 123 1113

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

I thank you for giving me the information which I asked

Yours faithfully,
James Montague Stanley Artemis Pitt

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