Language Empire contract
Our Ref: 4 December 2019 - 799.2018-19
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 799.2018-19
I write in connection with your request for information which was received by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner on 12 October 2018.
Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your request. I note you seek access to the following information:
Question received via Twitter:
@LanguageEmpire ordered to pay more than £240,000 for diverting third of government language contractor’s website traffic tinyurl.com/yc5hu8xj @HumbersidePCC @SYPCC @northyorkspcc @WestYorksOPCC Will Yorks. police forces review their contract with dishonest contractor? #MOJFWA
Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information
To locate the information relevant to your request searches were carried out within the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (OPFCC).
I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by the OPFCC.
I have today decided to disclose the located information to you.
North Yorkshire Police no longer contract with Language Empire – their contract expired on 31 March 2019.
Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data. It should be noted therefore that this force’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.
Your attention is drawn to the attached sheet which details your right of complaint.
If you have any queries concerning this request, please contact me quoting the reference number above.
Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)
Joint Corporate Legal Services
Published 11 December 2019