Vandalism around Sherlock House

matt ford made this Freedom of Information request to Merseyside Police

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Dear Merseyside Police,

Could you please provide me with information on the number of acts of vandalism and burglary/attempted burglary at Sherlock House, 6 Manor Rd, Wallasey CH45 4JB over the last five years.

Yours faithfully,

matt ford

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Dear Mr. Ford,



Response - FOIA Application - DJ 2016- 744 MERPOL (please quote in all


I write in connection with your request for information dated, 17/07/2016,
which was received by Merseyside Police on 17/07/2016. I note that you
seek access to the following information:


(Paraphrased): The number of acts of vandalism and burglary / attempted
burglary at Sherlock House, 6 Manor Road, Wallasey CH45 4JB over the last
five years.  


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


Extent of searches to locate information.


To locate the information relevant to your request, searches were
conducted in Force Contact Centre and Force Crime Registrar’s records. 


Result of searches.


The searches located some records relevant to your request.




I have today been authorised by the senior decision maker in this case,
the Data Access Supervisor, to:


exempt information related to your request pursuant to the provisions of
section 21 Freedom of Information Act 2000 and

exempt information related to your requests pursuant to the provisions of
section 30(2) & 40(5) Freedom of Information Act 2000.


Your request for information, in relation to the exempt information, has
been considered and Merseyside Police is not obliged to supply the
information that you have requested.


Section 17, Freedom of Information Act, 2000, requires Merseyside Police,
when refusing to provide such information (because the information is
exempt) to provide you the applicant with a notice which:

(a) States that fact,

(b) Specifies the exemption(s) in question and

(c) States (if that would not otherwise be apparent) why the exemption


Please also refer to the response table and public interest test for
further information in respect of the exemption provisions engaged with
this application.  


Please find attached information relating to your request in the schedule


Making a complaint or an appeal


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or e-mail me, on the below address, quoting the reference number above.


Yours faithfully


D Jackson

Disclosure Analyst

Merseyside Police

Data Access Unit



Fax: 0151 777 1677

E-mail:  [Merseyside Police request email]


Schedule(s) of disclosed information:      Attached at top of e-mail



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