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Date Responded 27 June 2023

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:

This is an information request relating to Pride Month.
Please include the following information:

1. Whether any events have been organised for Pride month. If so please provide the date, start and end time, and title/topic of the event

2. Whether any LGBT themed merchandise has been purchased for Pride month. i.e. since the beginning of the 2023/24 financial year. If so please provide me with information on what has been purchased and the cost

3. Whether the organisation has sponsored any Pride events. If so which events and please provide details of the nature of the sponsorship (particularly the financial value)

In Response:

1. Pride Month runs from Thursday 1 June to Friday 30 June 2023.
Northumbria Police have attended the following:
Pride event at Northgate hospital in Morpeth between 1300-1500 on 01/06/2023

2. No information held. There has been no such expenditure

3. No information held. There has been no such sponsorship or expenditure

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