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Custody Meals (4424_13)


I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. 
I am interested to learn more about the treatment of people in police custody – particularly in relation to meal provision. My request is in three parts.
1.)  Please could you confirm whether meals given to people held in police stations or custody suites are prepared by the force or purchased from restaurants and takeaways?
2.) if meals are purchased please provide a list of every restaurant used in the last 12 months and the total amount paid to each over that time period.
3.) If meals are prepared in-house please could you provide a sample menu covering at least one week’s worth of meals from the last 12 months and the total annual cost of providing meals?


Please find attached our response.