Young people caught with drugs

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Dear Gwent Police,

How many under 18s across the force area have been found to be in possession of illegal substances?

We would be grateful for the statistics for the calendar years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Yours faithfully,

Katie Evans

Freedom Of Information,

Dylan Collins ( FOI Officer), will be unavailable until Monday 23rd june
2014. If you require assistance please contact my assistant Freya Bryant
on 01633 643025 or email her at [Gwent Police request email]. Please note Mrs
Bryant only works part time at present so it may be a few days before you
receive a reply from her.

 

Thank You

 

Dylan

 

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Dear Ms Evans,

Freedom of Information Enquiry Ref : 2014/16955

I acknowledge receipt of your query received by this office on 12 June 2014 requesting the following information:

How many under 18s across the force area have been found to be in possession of illegal substances?

We would be grateful for the statistics for the calendar years 2011, 2012 and 2013.

As set out by the Freedom of Information Act it will be our aim to respond to your request by 10 July 2014. In some cases, however, we may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this occurs we will advise you of the likely timescale within which the response will be provided.

Some requests may also require transference to another Authority in order to answer the query. Again you will be contacted if this is required.

If you have any questions regarding your request please contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Freya Bryant
FOI Assistant
Gwent Police
01633 643024
[email address]

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Dear Ms Evans

 

Freedom of Information Request 2014/16955

 

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 which was received in this office on the 12^th June 2014

 

Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) places two duties
on public authorities.  Unless exemptions apply, the first duty at,
Section 1(1) (a), is to confirm or deny whether the information specified
in a request is held. The second duty at, Section1 (1) (b), is to disclose
information that has been confirmed as being held.

 

Under the provisions of those sections of FOIA, I can confirm that
information you requested is held by Gwent Police for the below question
so we are able to comply with your request to supply information.

 

The information that you are seeking is in relation to the following:

 

Q1.How many under 18s across the force area have been found to be in
possession of illegal substances?

 

A1. Please see attached document.

 

Q2.We would be grateful for the statistics for the calendar years 2011,
2012 and 2013.

 

A2. Please see attached document.

 

 

The Freedom of Information Act is a public disclosure regime, not a
private regime. Any information disclosed under the Act is thereafter
deemed to be in the public domain, and therefore freely available to the
general public and will be published on the Gwent Police website.

 

I hope this information is satisfactory to your request however, should
you feel dissatisfied with this response or the way in which your request
was handled, I have attached the Gwent Police FOI Appeals Procedure for
your information.

 

Thank you for your interest in Gwent Police.

 

 

 

Dylan Collins

Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth / Freedom of Information Officer

Ystafell 195 / Room 195

Heddlu Gwent Police,

Pencadlys yr Heddlu / Police HQ,

Croesyceiliog,

Cwmbrân / Cwmbran

NP44 2XJ

 

Ffôn / Tel: 01633 643014

Mewnol / Internal: 710 2006

E-bost / Email: [1][email address]

 

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drwy’r ddolen isod:

 

Did you know you can access information about Gwent Police via the Gwent
Police Publication Scheme and Disclosure Log?  Both are available via the
below link:

 

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