Request for total amount spent by taxpayer on investigation for a subject.

Reference: 21059

Date Added: Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Category: Finance

Disclosure Details

Freedom of Information Request

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 not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent.


You have requested the following information:


I also ask via the freedom of information Act for the full and total amount of the police budget, funded by the tax payer, you have spent and/or used in your investigation of any and all alleged offences committed by xxx between the dates of 02/12/2021 up to 08/03/2022. 


No information held


Finally, because I'm being told by an individual, under threat of warrant and arrest to attend Newport magistrates on xxxxxx, I request the identity or name of the individual who is only referred to in your threats as one "Yours Faithfully, Justice Service Manager" 


No information held


The OPCC are not responsible for and do not hold operational policing information, this is the responsibility of the Chief Constable of Gwent Police.  You may wish to contact Gwent Police directly to determine if they have the information requested via the following link


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:


If you remain dissatisfied after an internal review decision, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner’s Office. The Commissioner is an independent regulator whose details can be found using the following link: Home | ICO


You can also write to the Information Commissioner’s Office at the following address:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF