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Statistics from speed cameras/red light cameras in Southport, Birkdale and Ainsdale

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Dear Merseyside Police,

Could you please provide me the statistics in relation to the amount of times each camera in Southport, Birkdale and Ainsdale has been activated by a speeding motorist, the average speed that has occurred and any false triggers caused by anything other than a motorist.

Yours faithfully,

David

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Dear David

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Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act lays down the criteria
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Merseyside Police
Email: [Merseyside Police request email]

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Dear Mr May

Surname is Owens

Yours sincerely,

Dave Owens

Freedom Of Information, Merseyside Police

Your email to the Merseyside Police Freedom of Information (FOI) in box is
acknowledged.

 

If it contains an initial (new) request under FOI it will be dealt with in
accordance with section 10 of the Act which means that you are entitled to
receive a response no later than 20 working days after the first working
day* on which your request is received.

 

Other arrangements may apply if a fees notice is issued or if the time
period is extended in order that public interest considerations of our
response may take place. Section 10 also allows public authorities to
apply variations to the normal 20 working day timescale in some limited
circumstances.

 

Due to the volume of e-mail correspondence and FOI applications received,
the Force regrets that individual acknowledgement e-mails will not be sent
even if specifically requested.

 

If the correspondence cannot be dealt with as FOI, it will be forwarded
internally and you will be advised of the location. Any related
communication must be direct to the identified location and not the FOI
e-mail address.

 

*The ‘working day’ is defined as any day other than a Saturday, a Sunday,
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Dear Applicant

 

The Information Commissioner requires public authorities to ensure that a
Freedom of Information application is fully understood before providing a
response. Where there is ambiguity in an application, public authorities
are required to seek clarification of the information that you require. 
To enable Merseyside Police to meet your request could you please provide
this office with further information? I provide some guidance that may
assist you more clearly to describe the information.

 

I write in connection with your application for information which was
received by Merseyside Police on Wednesday 13^th March 2019 . I note that
you seek access to the following information:

 

Could you please provide me the statistics in relation to the amount of
times each camera in Southport,  Birkdale and Ainsdale has been activated
by a speeding motorist,  the average speed that has occurred and any false
triggers caused by anything other than a motorist.

Clarification is sought can you please provide a date range you wish the
searches to be conducted against.  

 

 

THIS APPLICATION IS NOW SUSPENDED PENDING CLARIFICATION.

 

 

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Yours faithfully,

 

Mr C Collins
Data Access Analyst
Direct Line Tel:+441517771494
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Dear Collins Christopher,

Please supply the information for 2017-2018, 2018-2019.

Yours sincerely,

Dave

Freedom Of Information, Merseyside Police

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Dear Applicant

Response Letter - FOI Application CC2019/0387 (please quote in all
correspondence)

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by Merseyside Police on Wednesday 13^th March 2019. I note that you seek
access to the following information:

(paraphrased) Could you please provide me the statistics in relation to
the amount of times each camera in Southport,  Birkdale and Ainsdale has
been activated by a speeding motorist,  the average speed that has
occurred and any false triggers caused by anything other than a motorist.

Following receipt of your request searches were conducted within
Merseyside Police to locate information relevant to your request. I can
confirm that the information that you requested is held by Merseyside
Police.

To locate the information relevant to your request, searches were
conducted
The searches located the records relevant to your request.

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you. Please
find attached my full Response Table.

Complaint Rights

Your attention is drawn to the information following this response, which
details your rights of review and of complaint.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
to or e-mail me at the below address, quoting the reference number above.

Yours sincerely

Mr C Collins
Disclosure Analyst
FOI Team
Data Access Unit
Merseyside Police
PO BOX 59
LIVERPOOL L69 1JD
E-mail: [1][Merseyside Police request email]

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