Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
1) The number of arrests the force made under the Vagrancy Act 1824 in the last 5 years. Please break down the information by offence and organise them by calendar year.
2) The number of charges the force made under the Vagrancy Act 1824 in the last 5 years ( 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018). Please break down the information by offence and organise them by calendar year.
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.