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Responses we have made to FOI requests

FoI - European Arrest Warrants

31 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: European Arrest Warrants

Thank you for your e-mail dated 1 May in which you asked for the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002:

  • The total number of European Arrest Warrants and International Arrest warrants, respectively, issued in 2012/13 (include a breakdown the offence allegedly committed by the suspect;
  • The above information for each financial year since European/International warrants were introduced.

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

30 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Proceeds of Crime Act 2002

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 ("FOISA") dated 26 April 2013 in which you seek a list of each successful confiscation order made by Scotland's Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service in each of the last financial years 2013/14 (to date), 2012/13, 2011/12 and 2010/11. You have also asked for the details of the case (i.e. name of criminal, nature of the offence and where it took place), the value of the order (including any assets), when the money/assets were received, and where appropriate the amount still outstanding on the order.

Prosecution of Police Officers

24 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Prosecution of Police Officers

Thank you for your e-mail dated 14 March 2013 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you seek the following information -

Prosecution statistics under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

22 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Prosecution statistics under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012

Thank you for your e-mail dated 23 April 2013 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you seek the following information:

“Can you please provide the following volumes in relation to prosecutions under section 1 of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012.

Procurator Fiscals in Lerwick

17 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Procurator Fiscals in Lerwick

Thank you for your email dated 17 April 2013 asking for the names of the Lerwick Procurator Fiscals from 1974 to 1999 inclusive. We are treating your request as a request for information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Disability – Staff in COPFS

17 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Disability – Staff in COPFS

Thank you for your email dated 11 April 2013 in which you requested information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to the following questions:

Staff absences

17 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: Staff absences

Thank you for your email dated 22 April 2013 in which you made a Freedom of Information request for information asking for the numbers of employee absent due to stress, anxiety, depression or any combination of those ailments and the number of complaints of bullying made by employees against colleagues or managers during the period 1 January 2009 to 22 April 2013.

During that period, 280 employees were absent from work due to stress, work related stress, anxiety, depression or a combination of these illnesses.

During the same period, seven formal grievances are recorded which were either wholly or partly related to issues of bullying.

You may wish to note that COPFS currently employees around 1700 staff. We have both a Grievance Policy and a Fair Treatment Policy in place which encourages employees to raise concerns informally in the first instance, but ensures that bullying and harassment complaints are treated seriously and investigated promptly. We also provide an Employee Assistance Programme which is available to staff 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

 

0844 Telephone Numbers

16 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request: 0844 Telephone Numbers

Thank you for your request dated 3rd May 2013 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) requesting the following information regarding details for telephony within COPFS.

NATIONAL ULTIMUS HAERES UNIT – DEATHS REPORTED

16 May 2013

Freedom of Information Request : NATIONAL ULTIMUS HAERES UNIT – DEATHS REPORTED

Thank you for your e-mail dated 16 April 2013 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) requesting the number of deaths reported to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) from 1st October 2012 to date.  COPFS is Scotland’s prosecution service and National Ultimus Haeres Unit (NUHU), from where I am writing, is a small part of COPFS.

PROSTITUTION (PUBLIC PLACES) (SCOTLAND) ACT 2007

 3 May 2013

FOI REQUEST:
PROSTITUTION (PUBLIC PLACES) (SCOTLAND) ACT 2007

Thank you for your e-mail under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you seek the following information -