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HBA offences

Information not held

Our Ref: NY7797 - 11 July 2022     


I write in connection with your request for information that was received by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire (OPFCC) on 25th May 2022. Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing you with a response.

I note you seek access to the following information: 

In December 2021, the Honour-based abuse (HBA) Annual Data Return (ADR) reported 5 HBA offences were recorded in your jurisdiction during 2020-21 – see link below table 4.

 Please can you share how many victims of those HBA offences were identified within your jurisdiction during 2020-21? 

  1. Please can you share the breakdown of gender and age of those victims? 

Extent and Result of Searches to Locate Information

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted within the OPFCC.

I wish to advise you that there is no information held by the OPFCC in order to answer your request.

This is because this information is held by North Yorkshire Police.

The information you are looking for may be found at the below North Yorkshire Police Website:

Alternatively, you can also submit a Freedom of Information request to North Yorkshire Police for the above information if required using the below link:

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 the OPFCC’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive.

Complaint Rights

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.

Yours sincerely

Tina James-McGrath

Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, North Yorkshire