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 amount of money spent by Northumbria Police on policing professional football matches within the following time periods...
1st August 2015 - 1st March 2016
1st August 2016 - 1st March 2017
1st August 2017 - 1st March 2018
1st August 2018 - 1st March 2019
I would like this information broken down by football club (e.g. the amount spent policing matches at each professional club).
2.Separately, I would like to request the amount of money Northumbria Police has recovered from professional football clubs for the policing of football matches during the same time periods, broken down by club.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.
2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 to 31/03/19
Newcastle £196,829 147,319 162,796 148,558
Sunderland £300,585 302,151 348,441 188,570
2.No information held. We do not collate/calculate the actual amount of money spent by Northumbria Police on policing professional football matches.