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Responses we have made to FOI requests

Cadder decision – Prosecutions affected at Ayr Sheriff Court

1 February 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Cadder decision – Prosecutions affected at Ayr Sheriff Court

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request dated 11 January requesting statistics on prosecutions affected by the Cadder decision in the jurisdiction of Ayr Sheriff Court. In particular you have asked for the numbers of cases discontinued as a result of the decision; the number of cases still under consideration and the number of cases that were appealed as part of the Cadder review and rejected in Ayr Sheriff court.

Complaints received from sheriffs and judges

30 January 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Complaints received from sheriffs and judges

Thank you for your e-mail of 9 November 2011 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you requested you be provided with any letters of complaint or concern the COPFS have received from Scottish Sheriffs and/or Judges sent within the last two years.

Name of Senior Information Risk Owner in COPFS

27 January 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Name of Senior Information Risk Owner in COPFS

Thank you for your email dated 23 January 2012 in which you asked for the name of the person holding the title of Senior Information Risk Owner or Officer within Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service. The information is as follows:

Mr Peter Collings

Deputy Chief Executive
Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service
25 Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LA.

Policy, Training, Guidance for staff working on cases involving indecent sexual images

26 January 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Policy, Training, Guidance for staff working on cases involving indecent sexual images

Thank you for your letter dated 20 December 2011 in which you made a Freedom of Information request for a copy of the policy/training/guidance document or similar, detailing the recommended health checks for employees working on cases involving indecent sexual images.

Accused on Bail (specific charges)

Freedom of Information: Accused on Bail (specific charges)

Thank you for your request dated 2 January 2012 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA). You requested the following information:

1. The number of people currently accused of murder in Scotland.
2. The number of these accused who are currently on bail.
3. The number of people currently accused of possession of a knife in Scotland.
4. The number of these accused currently on bail.
5. The number of people currently accused of culpable homicide in Scotland.
6. The number of these accused currently on bail.

Loss of the "Bourbon Dolphin"

24 January 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Loss of the "Bourbon Dolphin"

I refer to your request under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) dated 5 January 2012.

You requested the following information:

Prosecutions - Health and Safety Executive Cases

16 January 2012

Freedom of Information Request: Prosecutions - Health and Safety Executive Cases

Thank you for your e-mail of 15 December 2012 requesting information on the reporting of cases to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Your request has been considered under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

National Assistance Funerals

Freedom of information: National Assistance Funerals

Thank you for your e-mail request of 10 January 2012 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) for the names, addresses, dates of birth and death of all National Assistance funerals organised by the National Ultimus Haeres Unit from August 2011 to 20 January 2012. I apologise for the lateness of our response.

Greenock Direct Measures - Charge Details

Thank you for your e-mail dated 24 May 2012 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) in which you request "details of offences dealt with by the procurators fiscal's office in Greenock by way of direct measures. I would like to know the number of offences, nature and date of each offence and direct measure taken for each. This period would cover the last 12 months, or 12 month recorded period."