WEST MERCIA PCC: DISCLOSURE LOG
RESPONSE TO REQUEST
Reference: 2023 – 366 / WE09159
Date of response: 19th December 2023
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 – INFORMATION REQUEST
Dear West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner,
I would like to request the following information; 1. The location of all buildings currently owned or occupied by your organisation.
The information requested is available on our website and as such is subject to exemption Section 21 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 – “Information accessible to applicant by other means; Section (1) Information which is reasonably accessible to the applicant otherwise than under section 1 is exempt information”.
For some of our assets we do not consider it appropriate to release the information into the public domain to ensure the security of some of the operational activities undertaken by both the Police and Crime Commissioner and Police Force. This response is therefore exempt under Section 23 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, “Information supplied by, or relating to, bodies dealing with security matters”. Section (1) Information held by a public authority is exempt information if it was directly or indirectly supplied to the public authority by, or relates to, any of the bodies specified in subsection (3).
West Mercia OPCC
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
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).
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]