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Disclosure Scotland certificates issued with 'Other relevant information': FOI release

Published: 2 Mar 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
2 Mar 2020
Disclosure Scotland certificates issued with 'Other relevant information': FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000015532
Date received: 7 Feb 2020
Date responded: 25 Feb 2020
Information requested

1) How many Enhanced Disclosures/PVGs feature information in the other relevant information section?
2) What intelligence system is interrogated to check if police hold information which is included in the other relevant information system?
3) How many nominals are kept on that system?

We then asked you to clarify the timescale you are referring to in question 1 – you confirmed from 2014 to date.

Response

I enclose a copy of some of the information you requested.

The answer to your questions are:

1) Certificates issued with 'Other Relevant Information' 2014-2019 inclusive

Year

Certificates

2014

340

2015

330

2016

405

2017

395

2018

405

2019

470

**Note that volumes are rounded to the nearest 5

The counts provided above do not include responses from our sources stating that they have no relevant information for disclose. Instead, they relate only to certificates where the content provided was material to the individual seeking Disclosure.

Questions 2 & 3, Disclosure Scotland does not have the information you have asked for because Disclosure Scotland is not responsible for the subject.

This is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested.

However, you may wish to contact Police Scotland at FoI Central Processing Unit, Information Management Unit, Police Scotland, Clyde Gateway, 2 French Street, Glasgow, G40 4EH or by email foi@scotland.pnn.police.uk , who may be able to help you.

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