Police Officer Overtime - 1018/21

Date Responded 18 August 2021

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:

  1. Please state the total amount of overtime pay that was paid out by your force to its police officers for the financial year (a) 2019/20 and (b) 2020/21.
  2. Please state the total amount of overtime pay received in the last financial year (20/21) for the officer who received the most in overtime pay. Please state if the officer was a constable or a sergeant and in which department they worked. (Note the answer should give the rank of the officer (constable) and just his/her total annual overtime pay remembering to EXCLUDE other types of pay)

In Response:

1.

Overtime

2019-20

2020-21

Officer Overtime

£4,907,030

£5,307,499

 

2. Rank – Constable

Amount - £25,288

Department – Response Policing Team

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