Fleet numbers (528A/23)
) The total number of vehicles in your fleet at 1st January 2023?
2) Could I have this number at 1st January for every year since 2010.
3) Please can you confirm your annual spend on fleet damage repair (in the year to 2022)?
4) What was the oldest vehicle in your force fleet commissioned into active service?
Please be advised that the information that you have requested is not available in a readily retrievable format. In relation to Question 2 , this information is dynamic, the vehicle status will change dependent on if the vehicle was taken out of circulation, damaged, repaired etc. Therefore, to provide data as at 1st January each year we would require to conduct a manual search of each vehicle to see which list the vehicle should be included in.
Any information earlier than 2018 would require a search of our archive system.
Therefore, the cost of providing you with the information is above the amount to which we are legally required to respond i.e. the cost of locating and retrieving the information exceeds the ‘appropriate level’ as stated in the Freedom of Information (Fees and Appropriate Limit) Regulations 2004.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, this letter acts as a Refusal Notice for this part of the request and if one part of a request exceeds the fees limit then S12 of the Act applies to the whole request
However, in accordance with Section 16 of the Act I have a duty to provide advice and assistance in relation to your request and can provide some information, please see this attached