Disclosure Details

Speed Cameras - 20/12

Dated: 07 Jun 2011

Date of request: 05/01/2012

Date of response: 17/01/2012

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

Thank you for your email dated 5 January 2012 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: 

  1. How many fixed speed cameras did you have operational in June 2010?  How many fixed camera housings did you have in place in June 2010?  How many fixed camera sites did you have operational in June 2010?

  2. How many fixed speed cameras are currently operational? How many fixed camera housings do you have currently in place? How many fixed camera sites do you have currently operational?"

In response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Operations Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you in  as follows.

  1. Operational fixed site speed cameras in June 2010 - 21 (either part or entire month)
    Fixed site speed sites/housings in  place in June 2010 - 46 (either part or entire month)
    Fixed site speed camera sites operational in June 2010 - 26 (either part or entire month)

  2. Operational fixed site speed camera as of 6th January - 11
    Fixed site speed sites/housings as of  6th January - 48
    Fixed site speed camera sites operational as of 6th January - 35

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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