Common purpose - 297/11

Date Responded 29 May 2018

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.

You asked:

Can you please detail the total expenditure by Northumbria Police on Common Purpose
courses for each of the following years: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and to date.Please also supply a copy of the invoice for each Common Purpose course paid for by this

By "Common Purpose", I mean the training organisation of that name:

In Response:

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 Finance Department of
Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by
Northumbria Police.

I have decided to disclose the located information to you as follows.

It should be noted that we are under no obligation under the FOI Act to provide copies of any
documents. We are only required to provide the information those documents contain.
Therefore we will not be providing copies of invoices.

The table below details the expenditure paid to Common Purpose UK by Northumbria Police
each year since 2006:-

Year £
2006 6,950
2007 7,225
2008 3,500
2009 7,650
2010 Nil
2011 to date Nil

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