Dear Northumbria Safety Camera Partnership,

1) I would like to know the number of operating red light cameras in the boundary of
the city Newcastle upon Tyne.
2) I would also like to know the location of each camera in the Newcastle Central Area.

Yours faithfully,

Thomas Brewer

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Northumbria Safety Camera Partnership

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)
 
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information that Northumbria Police may hold in accordance with the
Freedom Of Information Act 2000
 
We are in the process of dealing with your request and a response should
be provided to you by 21/03/2019 which is in accordance with the
legislation.
 
Yours sincerely
 
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Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom
of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

 

Thank you for your e mail dated 20 February 2019 in which you made a
request for access to certain information which may be held by Northumbria
Police.

 

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of
access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority
(including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

 

You asked:

 

1) I would like to know the number of operating red light cameras in the
boundary of the city Newcastle upon Tyne.

2) I would also like to know the location of each camera in the Newcastle
Central Area.

 

 

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I
provide a response for your attention.

 

As the information you have requested is accessible by other means I have
not provided you with a copy of the information and will rely on Section
21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.  You should therefore consider
this a refusal for your request.

 

I have provided an explanation to this exemption below.

 

Section 21 (1) - Information accessible by other means

 

Information which is reasonably accessible to the applicant is exempt
information.

 

Information which provides a response to your query is published on the
Northumbria Police Disclosure Log and therefore freely available.  FOI
1177/18 refers and the link to the Log is provided below.

 

[1]https://beta.northumbria.police.uk/about...

 

I can confirm that on the day of your request, there were no red light
cameras operating within the city of Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

 

Due to the different methods of recording information across 43 forces, a
specific response from one constabulary should not be seen as an
indication of what information could be supplied (within cost) by another.
Systems used for recording these figures are not generic, nor are the
procedures used locally in capturing the data. For this reason responses
between forces may differ, and should not be used for comparative
purposes.

 

The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual
property rights of Northumbria Police. Your use of the information must be
strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as
amended) or such other applicable legislation. In particular, you must not
re-use this information for any commercial purpose.

 

You may be interested to know that Northumbria Police routinely publish
information via the Disclosure Log. The aim of the Disclosure Log is to
promote openness and transparency by voluntarily placing information into
the public arena.

 

The Disclosure Log contains copies of some of the information that has
been disclosed by Northumbria Police in response to requests made under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Whilst it is not possible to publish all responses we will endeavour to
publish those where we feel that the information disclosed is in the wider
public interest.

 

The Disclosure Log will be updated once responses have been sent to the
requester.

 

I have provided the relevant link below.

 

[2]https://beta.northumbria.police.uk/about...

 

 

How to complain

If you are unhappy with our decision or do not consider that we have
handled your request properly and we are unable to resolve this issue
informally, you are entitled to make a formal complaint to us under our
complaints procedure, attached.

 

If you are still unhappy after we have investigated your complaint and
reported to you the outcome, you may complain directly to the Information
Commissioner’s Office and request that they investigate to ascertain
whether we have dealt with your request in accordance with the Act.

Yours sincerely

 

Michael Cleugh

Data Protection and Disclosure Advisor

 

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'We will do this through protecting the Vulnerable, delivering quality
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the communities we serve.'

 

 

 

 

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