Disclosure Details

Bus lane - 190/13

Dated: 25 Mar 2013

Date of request:      04/03/2013

Date of response:   22/03/2013

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')(FOIA)

Thank you for your email dated 4 March 2013 in which you made a request for access to certain information which may be held by Northumbria Police.

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked: 

Bus Lane Benton Lane
Could you please supply me with the number of enforcement notices issued to private hire vehicles using the above mentioned bus Lane between 2001 and 2012.

In response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Fixed Penalty Unit of Northumbria Police and I provide a response for your attention as follows.

I can advise that there have been 4 offences for the time period specified at that location, however the information is not held down to the level requested to enable us to establish if any of these related to private hire vehicles.

The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual property rights of Northumbria Police.  Your use of the information must be strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) or such other applicable legislation.  In particular, you must not re-use this information for any commercial purpose.

How to complain

If you are unhappy with our decision or do not consider that we have handled your request properly and we are unable to resolve this issue informally, you are entitled to make a formal complaint to us under our complaints procedure which can be found at: http://www.northumbria.police.uk/foi/disclosurelog/foicomprights.asp

If you are still unhappy after we have investigated your complaint and reported to you the outcome, you may complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office and request that they investigate to ascertain whether we have dealt with your request in accordance with the Act.


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