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WMP vehicles were destroyed / Compensation (531A/20)


1a) How many of your vehicles were destroyed (by destroyed I mean damaged beyond economic repair) in 2019/20 following any kind of road traffic accident?

 1b) what was the make and model of the most expensive vehicle that was written off?

 2a) what was the total cost of this damage to your service because of the accidents referred to in Q.1?

 2b) if you were insured and suffered no direct cost other than through your insurance premiums, please provide me with a figure for the total value of those vehicles when written off.

 3a) In the 2019/20 financial year, how many claims of compensation were paid to members of the public who were injured in a collision involving one of your vehicles?

 3b) what was the total amount of the compensation? Please note that members of the public could be a passenger in your vehicle, a pedestrian or the driver/passenger in another vehicle.


Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution.

 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.