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Date Responded 17 March 2020

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. Name of SIRO / Senior Information Risk Owner, (or person who will be SIRO if current SIRO is planning to leave).
  2. Contact email for SIRO.
  3. Name of Data Protection Officer.
  4. Contact email for DPO.
  5. Do you have Information Asset Owners appointed?
  6. Who would be responsible for organising training IAO's (If appointed)
  7. Contact email for person named in Q6.
  8. Do you have, have you considered, or do you align yourself towards the ISO 27001 standard?
  9. Who would be responsible for ISO 27001 consideration/implementation/maintenance (if applicable)?
  10. A contact email for person in the answer to Q9.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Information Management 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.

1-2  The Force SIRO and relevant contact details are as follows:

Deputy Chief Constable Debbie Ford

Northumbria Police HQ,

Middle Engine Lane,


Tyne & Wear,

NE28 9NT

3-4  Name of Data Protection Officer – Hayley Young, Head of Information Management -

5  Yes.

6  Information Management Unit.

7  Not Applicable as Department Responsibility.

8  Yes – standards are aligned to ISO27011 where required.

9  Information Management Unit.

10  Not Applicable as Department Responsibility.

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