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Misfuelled Vehicles (1048/18)


1. How many vehicles in your police force were mis-fuelled in the entirety of 2017?
2. What was the cost of repairing these vehicles?


Please find attached our response.

I note the content of your request and recommend that you familiarise yourself with ICO guidance on Freedom of Information before making any further requests.

In particular you may wish to look at the ‘Information request dos and don’ts’ section.  As your requests show some of these relevant characteristics we may consider the application of Section 14 (vexatious or repeated requests) to future requests.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.