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.
The total number of public demonstrations (rallies, riots, protests and marches) of which you have formally been made aware
- figures relating to the above from January 1st 2019
- or, where possible, from January 1st 2018
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Force Resilience Unit 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 follows.
- The total number of public demonstrations (rallies, riots, protests and marches) for the period from 1 January 2019 to 6 November 2019 = 194.
- Figures relating to the above for the period from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 = 117.