Freedom of Information Disclosure Log 2014

Information requests and disclosures for 2014:

Request Date Request Disclosure
4/12/14 Can you confirm that vehicle YJ14 CXU on 2/12/2014 at Westgate Heckmondwike traffic lights between 18.30 to 18.40, approached the lights and did not wish to wait, was actually answering an emergency call? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
3/12/14 Please provide the PCC spending above £500 from and including June this year, in line with previous publishing policy. Response (PDF 12kb)
3/12/14 Can you confirm that vehicle YJ14 CXU on 2/12/2014 at Westgate Heckmondwike traffic lights between 18.30 to 18.40, approached the lights and did not wish to wait, was actually answering an emergency call? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
18/11/14 How many people did your police force arrest for drug offences related to prisons in the following years: 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2003/4? If possible, please provide a breakdown of whether the person arrested was an inmate, prison staff or contractor, or other. No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
5/11/14 For each of the last most recent four years for which figures are available, how many incidents have been recorded where the term 'legal high' has been logged? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
3/11/14 Total cost of OPCC for 2012/13 and 2013/14. Total cost of WYPA for 2010/11 and 2011/12. Total remuneration bill for OPCC in 2012/13 and 2013/14. Total remuneration bill for WYPA in 2010/11 and 2011/12. Full list of job titles at OPCC as at 04/04/2014. Response (PDF 52kb)
30/10/14 Which people from the OPCC attended the Labour party conference in Manchester this year? How many days did they spend there? How much did they spend on accommodation, travel, subsistence and entertaining during the trip? Response (PDF 24kb)
29/10/14 The Cost of running the former WYPA in 2011/12 and 2012/13. The cost of running OPCC in 2013/14. The projected cost of running OPCC for 2014/15. For each year, the total number of staff employed by either WYPA or OPCC. Response (PDF 52 kb)
20/10/14 A list of the highest purity class A drug, namely cocaine, ever found on the streets of West Yorkshire by the police from 2005 to 2013. No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
16/10/14 Total amount of registered sex offenders living in West Yorkshire. How many of those have been placed on the sex offenders register for life? How many registered sex offences involved underage children? How many have recommitted sexual offences? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
10/10/14 How many people have received fines or points for speeding in Leeds over the last twelve months? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
30/9/14 Please supply me with the entry made on crime log 472 14th August 2014 at Wetherby Police Station. Also entries reference WYP-20140814-0472 entries if that is different to the log above. No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
22/9/14 A list of all events open to the public hosted by your forces Police & Crime Commissioner or a member of his/her staff in 2013, 2014 to present. For each event, if the PCC did not attend, please specify the host of the event. Provide the location of the event and the total public attendance. Response part 1 (PDF 28kb) Response part 2 (PDF 36kb)
Response part 3 (PDF 44kb)
18/9/14 Confirm the policy used by West Yorkshire Police when processing crime reports. Do they follow Home Office guidelines of do they have their own policy? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
15/9/14 On how many occasions has a Taser been drawn and how many times as a Taser been discharged by a police officer? How many occasions a firearm has been drawn and how many times a firearm has been discharged by a police officer? The amount of training that a police officer receives before being authorised to use a Taser or firearm whilst on duty, any refresher training and the cost of training? No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
12/9/14 Total number of employees who received remuneration equal to, or in excess of £100,000 in 2013-14. For those who received remuneration in excess of £150,000: i) the employees name ii) the employees job title iii) the remuneration received by the employee iv) an itemised list of expense claims made by the employee. Response (PDF 9kb)
5/9/14 Please provide the amount paid to the Confederation of British Industry and its subsidiaries in a) membership fees b) fees for one off conferences or other events and c) fees paid to the CBI for any other service between 2009-2014. Response (PDF 9kb)
4/9/14 Please supply me with correspondence (letters, emails and note of phone conversations) and notes of meeting between the PCC (or his representatives) and local police forces and local authorities (officers and elected members) on the implementation and enforcement of 20 mph zones in West Yorkshire since November 2012. Response part 1 (PDF 27kb) Response part 2 (PDF 17kb)
Response part 3 (PDF 17kb)
5/8/14 How much the PCC has spent on PR, marketing and promotional materials in the financial year 2012/13, 2013/14? What is the budget for 2014/15? List the type, number and cost of physical marketing materials with PCC branding created by the office in 2013/14? Response (PDF 9kb)
29/7/14 Does your police force area have a dedicated illicit drugs officer/unit (as opposed to a Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer) whose sole responsibility is to coordinate anti-drug possession operations and anti-drug supplying operations?
For the last 5 years for which figures are available, how many arrests have been for suspected offences under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971?
No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
15/7/14 Information papers at the Community Outcomes Meeting on 7 July 2014. Items 10 Integrated Community Hubs, Item 12 - Management of bail, Item 13 Interim provider of SARC medical services. Response part 1 (PDF 40kb) Response part 2 (PDF 120kb)
Response part 3 (PDF 32kb) Response part 4 (PDF 88kb)
9/7/14 Has the Common Purpose organisation been used in the past or has any financial contribution or assistance been made to it at any time? Response part 1 (PDF 27kb) Response part 2 (PDF 17kb)
9/7/14 How much tax payer's money has been spent on improving the Professional Standards Department within West Yorkshire Police? Response (PDF 28kb)
9/7/14 How much has the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner spent on; social media, consultancy, and company cars in each financial year since being elected Police & Crime Commissioner? Response (PDF 60kb)
1/7/14 Copy of a survey of the force recently carried out by T3 Consulting, or T-Three, into the culture of West Yorkshire Police. No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
30/6/14 How many people under your protection as our Commissioner are continuing repeat victims: crimes committed in the same area to the same person? No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
26/6/14 Can you please confirm the number and amount of any grants to the organisation Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange over the last three years? No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
21/6/14 Total number of complaints against your force or constabulary received in 2013. Total number of complaints upheld during 2013. Total number of officers formally disciplined as a result of the upheld complaints. The number of officers prosecuted for committing a criminal offence as a result of a complaint in 2013. The total number of officers dismissed as a result of an upheld complaint during 2013. The total number of serving officers dismissed for committing a criminal offence during 2013. No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
19/6/14 On a per annum basis for the last 10 years, how many motorists have your officers stopped, ticketed and/or sent on for prosecution for breach of:
1) Highway Code 163 - failure to give cyclists and vulnerable road users sufficient room when overtaking, i.e. dangerous overtakes.
2) Highway code 178 - failing to stop before the 1st solid white line at an Advanced Stop Line junction (ASL of 'cycle box')
No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
12/6/14 What percentage of management within your 'domestic violence teams' are female, compared to female managers in other departments such as Regional Crime, HMET etc? No Information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
11/6/14 What is the cost of the Police & Crime Commissioner in your police force area for the financial years 12/13 and 13/14? Response (PDF 36kb)
8/5/14 Questions relating to your organisations use of Telephone Conference Call services and use of online Web Meeting tools. Response (PDF 63kb)
4/6/14

Please disclose the date that land adjacent to Carleton Grange Cottage was acquired by the police and by what means it was acquired, e.g. gift, transfer, covenant or sale, the vendors details, if police retain current ownership or interest in any or all of the said land. Any further information of a historical nature you may uncover. 

No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
15/5/14 Please provide details of how many complaints and unsatisfied emails you have received  in your for 'contact', 'foi' and 'putting things right' email boxes along with the PCC's email account for the last 2 years. Response (PDF 36kb)
30/4/14 How many windows were replaced and what type of glass  used and full cost  inc scaffolding at Halifax PS between 01/12/13 - 30/04/14 No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
24/4/14 Since the formation of the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for your region, how much has been spend annually to provide transport for both the Commissioner and any deputies they have in post? How much has been claimed or awarded to provide support for housing or hotel costs of the Commissioner and any deputies? Response (PDF 32kb)
17/4/14 How many police officers were recruited during the financial year 2013 - 2014? Response (PDF 40kb)
8/4/14 Does the Force's Police & Crime Panel include representatives of local health bodies or health and well being bodies? Does the PCP include members selected for their expertise in drug/substance, alcohol abuse? How much did the Force spend on drug intervention projects in 2012/13 and 2013/14? How much funding has been allocated for 2014/15? Response part 1 (PDF 40kb)
Response part 2 (PDF 208kb)
8/4/14 Report to the PCC about the increase in rape offences - referred to in PCCs quarterly performance document Dec 2013 No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
4/4/14 What is the value of money and property seized by WYP under the Proceeds Of Crime Act (POCA) in each local authority during 2012/13 and 2013/14? Other related POCA questions. No information held by the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner
4/4/14 Does the PCC receive an essential car users allowance as part of his wage? If so, how much does he receive and what is the allowance for? Response (PDF 52kb)
31/3/14 Can you provide a list of the organisations funded in 2013/2014 from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, the amounts funded and the names of the projects and whether any of them have involved supporting hate crime work with Muslim communities in West Yorkshire? Can you provide any information on details of any work that the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has undertaken on the area of anti-Muslim prejudice, working with Muslim communities to raise hate crime awareness or engagement with Muslim communities? Can a list of the organisations or representatives engaged with be provided? These relate to activities, work plans or reports that may have been drafted in the areas listed by the Police and Crime Commissioner's office. As part of this request, given the range of activities and work that the PCC's office undertakes, work on anti-Muslim hate or prejudice should be small in volume and therefore we do not envisage that cost or volume of work will be a limiting factor in providing a response and the relevant information. Response (PDF 503kb)
28/3/14 How much is the annual/monthly insurance for the Audi car used by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner? Please provide details of all petrol/diesel bills for the Audi car used by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. What is the tax bill for the same car? Please state how many people are eligible for such use? Please provide details of what the car has been used for since it was made available to the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner? Response (PDF 161kb)
19/3/14 In the past year the police in Devon have made a report on corrupt police in West Yorkshire. Can you please send me the report? No information held
19/3/14 Has your Force at any time entered into an agreement similar to that between Virgin and the Metropolitan Police whereby compensation recovered following private prosecutions in which the Force provided evidence or where otherwise involved was to be shared? No information held
18/3/14 How many members of staff did your office have when it was inherited from the Police Authority in November 2012 and what was the annual salary cost at that time? How many members of staff did your office have at 31 March 2013 and what was the annual salary cost at that time? How many members of staff does your office have now, March 2014 and what is the current annual salary cost? Please state the job title and salary of each member of staff and state if their role was advertised or not? How many people does your office currently have working on a freelance/consultant/adviser basis and what is the cost of their contracts? How many people has your office seconded from local authorities/the police force and what is the cost of their salaries? Response (PDF 32kb)
13/3/14 What were the figures for the number of reported burglaries in Headingley for 2013 and what are the figures for burglaries so far in 2014? No information held
10/03/14 Confirmation of the intention to reduce police dog numbers from 27 to 20. Provide copies of all risk and/or impact assessments that were carried out in the process of taking this decision. Response (PDF 52kb)
10/3/14 How many times has the Chairman of the Police Authority, now the Police and Crime Commissioner, travelled abroad between 2002 and the current time on the Police Authority business? Details of where he went. Total cost of each trip and whether he travelled standard class, business class or first class and the cost of those fares. Was he accompanied by other members of staff from the Police Authority, serving officers or civilians? If so, how much their trip cost and whether they travelled standard class, business class or first class. Response (PDF 112kb)
1/3/14 Provide the following information for each construction contract over £300k that have been completed in the last 3 years: the contract's description, contractor, contract form i.e. NEC 3 Option A, GC works, JCT Standard form with Quantities, PFI etc, whether the project was traditional (client designs) or design and build (contractor designs), pricing agreement i.e. lump sum/target price/cost reimbursable/schedule of rates, whether BIM or ECI has been used or not, framework/new build/fit out, gross internal area of the works if applicable, contract price for construction, final price for construction, contract/construction start date, initial construction completion date i.e. at contract signature (or construction period), actual construction completion date. No information held
22/2/14 How many adult homicides (aged 16 plus) have occurred in each of your force command areas annually from 2009 to 2013? Of these homicides how many of the victims have been female? Various other related questions. No information held
20/2/14 Please send me a copy of West Yorkshire Constabulary's full capital programme for the new 2014/15 financial year. Response (PDF 32kb)
16/2/14 Does your force have a protocol in place for officers dealing with victims of strangulation who have been strangled by an alleges offender? If yes, please attach a copy of this protocol. Does your force have in place a protocol for officers dealing with a suspect who they have had to use control and restraint techniques against? If yes, please attach a copy of this protocol. Does your force have in place a training programme for police officers to help them identify and prosecute strangulation? If yes, please supply a copy of the training programme and its objectives and how long this training lasts. The number of MARACs held in your force area? *various other questions relating to MARAC. No information held
13/2/14 How many police support volunteers (not including special constables) were registered with your force as at 1 January 2014? What is the total number of hours worked by all police support volunteers in your force for the last recorded 12 month period? Please list each different role descriptions for your police support volunteers and the department in which each role is deployed? What is the total cost of your force deploying police support volunteers over the last recorded 12 month period? Please describe any plans to increase the number of, or change/add to the role descriptions for, police volunteers in your force? No information held
12/2/14 Is West Yorkshire Police using low flying drone air crafts as part of their operations? No information held
8/2/14 1. Please provide details of any office accommodation your organisation provides to staff to carry out trade union business. Please include details of space measured in square feet, how much of this space is contained within entirely separate buildings Ii.e. occupied solely by staff carrying out trade union business), whether a professional valuation of the market rental value of the space has been sought either in-house or externally, and if so, what the valuation of the space was, any charges your organisation levies for office space given to trade unions.2. Please advise any estimates for other costs met for those staff on trade union facility time apart from salaries - including travel expenses, office supplies, telephone expenses and energy bills. No information held
25/1/14 Please provide copies of minutes of all meetings held (from January 2013 onwards) in which the Tour de France 2014 was discussed. Response (PDF 1.8Mb)
22/1/14 How many females were charged with drug related offences between and including the financial years 2003/4 and 2012/13, disaggregated by financial year? Please break down for the different drug offences. Various other related questions. No information held
20/1/14 Disability hate crime figures on a monthly basis since these statistics were recorded in 2010. No information held
13/1/14 The number of persistent complainants at the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. Response (PDF 43kb)
11/1/14 What is your deputy Police and Crime Commissioner's annual salary? How many hours a week are they contracted to work? How many public events has your deputy Police and Crime Commissioner attended since they were appointed? If possible please specify what they were i.e. Police and Crime Panel on January 1st, country show on January 2nd, etc. Are there any performance targets for your deputy Police and Crime Commissioner and if so, what are they and have they been met? If you could send me links to their declaration of interests, expenses and hospitality that would be great. Response (PDF 57kb)
10/1/14 The Police and Crime Commissioner's itemised list of expenses claims for under £500 made between November 2012 and November 2013. Available on the website at this link

 

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