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.
Please provide annual stats for:
- The number of drivers arrested for Drug Driving offences
- The number of drivers arrested for Drink Driving offences
We would like this information broken down by month and to cover the last 10 years if possible.
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 attached.
The data has been taken from the arrest table in the central database and then filtered to find those offences applicable to this FOI. The date range used is from 01/01/2009 to 31/12/2018.
Driving offences - 221/19