WEST MERCIA PCC: DISCLOSURE LOG
RESPONSE TO REQUEST
Reference: 2022 – 316 / WE6902
Date of response: 19th December 2022
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST
- How many police stations have closed in your Force Area since 2010?
- How many front counters have closed in your Force Area since 2010?
Please see the below response to your request.
- Figures from 2008 to 2012 are not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. At the start of 2013 there were 53 Police Stations, Safer Neighbourhood Offices and Divisional Headquarters within West Mercia Police.
2013 – 48
2014 – 44
2015 – 43
2016 – 43
2017 – 42
2018 – 42
2019 – 39
2020 – 38
2021 – 37
- Figures from 2008 to 2012 are not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. Figures relating to numbers of Stations, SNT Offices and Divisional Headquarters are set out in Q1. In respect of Front Counter facilities at the start of 2013 there were 43 front counter facilities in total within West Mercia Police.
2013 – 16 were closed
2014 – 21 were closed
2015 – 2022 no closures.
Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write to the Information Compliance Unit; Information Compliance Unit, PO Box 55, Worcester, WR3 8SP. Email: [email protected]
West Mercia Police
If you think that the Police and Crime Commissioner has failed to supply information in accordance with the publication scheme, then you should write in the first instance, to the:
Chief Executive, OPCC – West Mercia, Hindlip Hall, Worcester. WR3 8SP
The PCC will aim to deal with your complaint within 10 working days. If you are dissatisfied with the response you can ask for the matter to be internally reviewed. Internal reviews will be completed promptly and a response given to you within 20 working days of your further request.
If, after the internal review, you remain dissatisfied, then you can complain to the Information Commissioner (Office of the Information Commissioner), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF).