FOI request detail

ULEZ cameras and the Police

Request ID: FOI-0902-2223
Date published: 12 August 2022

You asked

I am writing to enquire : 1) How many times have the Metropolitan Police requested access to a ULEZ camera for the purpose of investigating a crime over the past three years 2) Can you provide me a breakdown of the number of times the Metropolitan Police have accessed a ULEZ camera by London Borough over the past three years 3) Can you provide me with the locations for the top 10 most accessed cameras by the Metropolitan Police over the past three years

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-0902-2223

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 17 July 2022.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.  I can confirm that we hold some of the information you require. You asked:
 
  1. How many times have the Metropolitan Police requested access to a ULEZ camera for the purpose of investigating a crime over the past three years
  2. Can you provide me a breakdown of the number of times the Metropolitan Police have accessed a ULEZ camera by London Borough over the past three years
  3. Can you provide me with the locations for the top 10 most accessed cameras by the Metropolitan Police over the past three years

However, in accordance with the FOI Act, we are not obliged to supply you with the answers at this time. In this instance Section 22 of the FOI Act has been applied as the information you have requested is intended for future publication.

The information has been collated and will be published in due course at the London.gov.uk website via the following link; https://www.london.gov.uk/questions/2022/2668

The use of this exemption is subject to an assessment of the public interest in relation to the disclosure of the information concerned. We recognise the need for openness and transparency by public authorities and the particular public interest in disclosure of this information, However in this instance, it is considered that the public interest favours the publication of this information, in context and according to the pre-determined schedule, rather than in response to your request, to ensure the information is provided accurately and in an accessible manner.

You may also find information on how TfL uses personal information collected for the operation of our Road User Charging schemes at https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/privacy-and-cookies/road-user-charging.

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Eva Hextall
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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