Request for total number of complaint reviews and complaints upheld by the OPCC from 1/2/2020 to 19/11/2021

Reference: 21039

Date Added: Monday, December 6, 2021

Category: Complaints

Disclosure Details

Two duties are placed on public authorities under Section 1 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA). Notwithstanding applicable exemptions, the first duty at, Section 1(1) (a), is to confirm or deny whether the information specified in a request is held. The second duty at, Section1 (1) (b), is to disclose information that has been confirmed as being held. Under the provisions of those sections of the FOIA, we can confirm that the information you seek is held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.


You have requested the following information:


  • Total number of Police complaint reviews by Office of Gwent PCC from 1/2/2020 to 19/11/2021


65 complaint review requests met the criteria for progression by the OPCC.


  • Total number of police complaints upheld by Office of Gwent PCC from 1/2/2020 to 19/11/2021


11 complaint reviews have been upheld.


The Freedom of Information Act is a public disclosure regime, not a private regime. Any information disclosed under the Act is thereafter deemed to be in the public domain, and therefore freely available to the general public and will be published on the OPCC website.


You have the right to appeal our decision if you think it is incorrect.  Should you feel dissatisfied with this response or the way in which your request was handled, information on the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent FOI Appeals Procedure can be found on our website: