Alistair P Sloan

Dear Sirs

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

This is a request for information made pursuant to the general right of access to information contained in the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and relates to 1 May 2015 - 22 May 2016. Please provide the following information:

(a) the full content of E-mails and minutes between the British Transport Police and the Scottish Ministers and/or the Secretary of State for Transport concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

(b) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the British Transport Police and the Police Federation and Scottish Police Federation concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

(c) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP's executive (i.e. any officer of at least the rank of ACC, inclusive of those temporarily holding the rank) and the executive of the Police Service of Scotland (i.e. any officer of at least the rank of ACC, inclusive of those temporarily holding the rank) concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

(d) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP and the BTP Authority concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

I look forward to receiving your substantive response.

Yours faithfully,
Alistair P Sloan

Freedom of information, British Transport Police

Dear Mr Sloan,

 

Freedom of Information request ref 694-16.

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the
Act’).

 

Your request was received on 23^rd May 2016 and will be processed in
accordance with the Act.

 

Please quote the above reference number on any correspondence.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Simon Fuller

Information Sharing Officer/ Swyddog Rhannu Gwybodaeth

Information Management / Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

British Transport Police / Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig

Telephone/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525357

Email/Ebost: [1][email address

       [2][email address]

Mail / Bost: British Transport Police, Information Sharing Unit, 2nd
Floor,  3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT /

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd CF10 5BT

Internal Post / Bost Mewnol: DX 153042 Cardiff 36

[3]www.btp.police.uk 

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MARKED’

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DIOGELU’ 

 

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Freedom of information, British Transport Police

Dear Mr Sloan,

 

Freedom of Information request ref 694-16.

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the
Act’) for the following information:

 

Please provide the following information:

 

(a) the full content of E-mails and minutes between the British Transport
Police and the Scottish

Ministers and/or the Secretary of State for Transport concerning the
Scottish Ministers plan to bring the

functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of
the Police Service of Scotland.

 

(b) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the
British Transport Police and the

Police Federation and Scottish Police Federation concerning the Scottish
Ministers plan to bring the

functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of
the Police Service of Scotland.

 

(c) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP's
executive (i.e. any officer of at

least the rank of ACC, inclusive of those temporarily holding the rank)
and the executive of the Police

Service of Scotland (i.e. any officer of at least the rank of ACC,
inclusive of those temporarily holding the

rank)  concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of
the British Transport Police in

Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

 

(d) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP
and the BTP Authority

concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of the
British Transport Police in Scotland

under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

 

It is not possible to progress your request at this time, as clarification
is needed from you to enable us to locate the information you have asked
for.

 

With regard to point (b), can you clarify whether the request is for
communications between British Transport Police senior management (eg. as
outlined in point (c)) and the BTP Federation/Scottish Police Federation
or for any emails between a British Transport Police officer/member of
staff and representatives of the Federation?

In line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 10(6), the 20
working day timescale will be suspended until the required clarification
has been received, restarting on the date when the information is
received.

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

Simon Fuller

Information Sharing Officer/ Swyddog Rhannu Gwybodaeth

Information Management / Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

British Transport Police / Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig

Telephone/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525357

Email/Ebost: [1][email address

       [2][email address]

Mail / Bost: British Transport Police, Information Sharing Unit, 2nd
Floor,  3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT /

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd CF10 5BT

Internal Post / Bost Mewnol: DX 153042 Cardiff 36

[3]www.btp.police.uk 

Unless otherwise stated above this e mail is considered ‘Official’

 

 

 

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Alistair P Sloan

Dear Mr Fuller,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
REFERENCE: 694-16

I refer to the above and to previous correspondence and confirm that part (b) relates to British Transport Police senior management as outlined in part (c)

Yours sincerely,

Alistair P Sloan

Freedom of information, British Transport Police

Dear Mr Sloan,

 

Thank you for your reply. Can I confirm that you wish the same definition
to also apply to part (d) of the request “the full content of E-mails and
Minutes of meetings between the BTP  and the BTP Authority”?

 

Kind Regards,

 

Simon Fuller

Information Sharing Officer/ Swyddog Rhannu Gwybodaeth

Information Management / Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

British Transport Police / Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig

Telephone/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525357

Email/Ebost: [1][email address

       [2][email address]

Mail / Bost: British Transport Police, Information Sharing Unit, 2nd
Floor,  3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT /

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd CF10 5BT

Internal Post / Bost Mewnol: DX 153042 Cardiff 36

[3]www.btp.police.uk 

Unless otherwise stated above this e mail is considered ‘Official’

 

 

 

From: Alistair P Sloan [[FOI #336069 email]]

Sent: 05 June 2016 16:08

To: Freedom of information

Subject: Re: Freedom of Information Request Reference 694-16

 

Dear Mr Fuller,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

REFERENCE:  694-16

 

I refer to the above and to previous correspondence and confirm that part
(b) relates to British Transport Police senior management as outlined in
part (c)

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Alistair P Sloan

 

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Freedom of information, British Transport Police

Dear Mr Sloan,

 

Freedom of Information request ref 694-16.

 

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (‘the
Act’) for the following information:

 

(a) the full content of E-mails and minutes between the British Transport
Police and the Scottish Ministers and/or the Secretary of State for
Transport concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions of
the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police
Service of Scotland.

 

(b) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the
British Transport Police and the Police Federation and Scottish Police
Federation concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the functions
of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of the Police
Service of Scotland.

 

(c) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP's
executive (i.e. any officer of at least the rank of ACC, inclusive of
those temporarily holding the rank) and the executive of the Police
Service of Scotland (i.e. any officer of at least the rank of ACC,
inclusive of those temporarily holding the rank)  concerning the Scottish
Ministers plan to bring the functions of the British Transport Police in
Scotland under the remit of the Police Service of Scotland.

 

(d) the full content of E-mails and Minutes of meetings between the BTP
and the BTP Authority concerning the Scottish Ministers plan to bring the
functions of the British Transport Police in Scotland under the remit of
the Police Service of Scotland.

 

It is not possible to progress your request at this time, as clarification
is needed from you to enable us to locate the information you have asked
for.

 

Please can you confirm that you wish the same definition of ‘BTP’ is to
apply to part (d) as specified in ( c) and confirmed for (b) – ie. Any
officer of at least the rank of ACC, inclusive of those temporarily
holding the rank.

 

In line with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 10(6), the 20
working day timescale will be suspended until the required clarification
has been received, restarting on the date when the information is
received.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Simon Fuller

Information Sharing Officer/ Swyddog Rhannu Gwybodaeth

Information Management / Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

British Transport Police / Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig

Telephone/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525357

Email/Ebost: [1][email address

       [2][email address]

Mail / Bost: British Transport Police, Information Sharing Unit, 2nd
Floor,  3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT /

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd CF10 5BT

Internal Post / Bost Mewnol: DX 153042 Cardiff 36

[3]www.btp.police.uk 

Unless otherwise stated above this e mail is considered ‘Official’

 

 

 

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Alistair P Sloan

Dear Mr Fuller,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
REFERENCE: 694-16

I refer to the above and to previous correspondence; I confirm that the same interpretation should be applied.

Please treat the following as a service complaint: I am disappointed that you were unable to have picked up your need for clarification at the outset; it appears to me that this was a failure of you to deliver an acceptable level of service to the public and I look forward to hearing from your manager to discuss matters further.

Yours sincerely,

Alistair P Sloan

Freedom of information, British Transport Police

Dear Mr. Sloan,

 

Thank you for your clarification response.

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act British Transport Police is entitled
to seek clarification where the information being requested is not clear.
In this case, whilst attempting to retrieve the information you requested,
it was identified that further clarification was required in order to
provide you with the exact information you are seeking.

 

We are endeavouring to supply the response to your request by Tuesday 5^th
July 2016.

 

If you would like to discuss this further please feel free to contact me
on the telephone number provided below.

 

Regards,

 

Kay Calderwood-McKay

Information Governance Supervisor/Goruchwyliwr Llywodraethu Gwybodaeth

Information Management Unit/Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

 

British Transport Police, 3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd, CF10 5BT

office/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525 326

internal/ffôn mewnol 5525326

email/e-bost [email address]

[1]www.btp.police.uk

 

Unless otherwise stated above, this e-mail is considered OFFICIAL

 

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Freedom of information, British Transport Police

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Dear Mr Sloan,

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request, our reference 694-16.

 

Please find attached our response.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Simon Fuller

Information Sharing Officer/ Swyddog Rhannu Gwybodaeth

Information Management / Uned Rheoli Gwybodaeth

Capability and Resources/Gallu ac Adnoddau

British Transport Police / Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig

Telephone/ffôn swyddfa: 02920 525357

Email/Ebost: [1][email address

       [2][email address]

Mail / Bost: British Transport Police, Information Sharing Unit, 2nd
Floor,  3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT /

Heddlu Trafnidiaeth Prydeinig, 3 Sgŵar Callaghan, Caerdydd CF10 5BT

Internal Post / Bost Mewnol: DX 153042 Cardiff 36

[3]www.btp.police.uk 

Unless otherwise stated above this e mail is considered ‘Official’

 

 

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