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Date Responded 22 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:

How many of the police inspectors today (June 7 2023) are sgts who have been temporarily promoted to cover a substantive post?

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the People Services Department 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.

You should note that on this occasion we have provided the relevant information to you, as we have considered no harm in its disclosure, however you should note that under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, a  request is considered invalid unless a full real name is provided. 

As of 8th June 2023, there were 19 Sgts. temporarily promoted to Insp. to cover a substantive post.

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