FOI request detail

Vandalism to TFL cameras and signs

Request ID: FOI-1852-2324
Date published: 21 September 2023

You asked

Please could you let me know the impact of vandalism and damage to TFL signs and cameras in and around the West London/A40 corridor, including numbers of incidents and approximate cost over the last 12 months.

We answered

Our Ref:         FOI-1852-2324

Thank you for your request received on 31 August 2023 asking for information about vandalism to TfL cameras and signs.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) and our information access policy.  We do hold the information you require.

In accordance with the EIR, we are not obliged to supply any of the information as it is subject to a statutory exception to the right of access to information under regulations R12(5)(a) – international relations, defence, national security & public safety (in this instance specifically public safety), regulation 12(5)(b) – the course of justice, the ability of a person to receive a fair trial or the ability of the public authority to conduct and inquiry of a criminal or disciplinary nature – (in this instance specifically the course of justice), and regulation 12(5)(e) – confidentially of commercial or industrial information where such confidentiality is provide by law to protect a legitimate economic interest.

The rationale for this is explained in more detail in a published response to a previous information request which is available on our website here:

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

Yours sincerely

Gemma Jacob
Senior FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

[email protected]

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