Letter to Border Force, National Immigration & Customs Enquiries dated 31st March 2016 relating to negative stop and searches

FOI request reference: F0046846
Publication date: September 2016

Title – Letter to Border Force, National Immigration & Customs Enquiries dated 31st March 2016 relating to negative stop and searches

FOI request reference: F0046846

Response sent: September 2016

Outcome

Information not held

Request

A letter to Border Force, National Immigration & Customs Enquiris, 9th Floor, Lunar House, Croydon, CRY 2BY reguarding negative stops by customs and if they have to record them in there notebook. It was dated 31st March 2016 and i believe they were emails.

Response

Freedom of Information Request: Reference F0046846

Dear

Thank you for your enquiry of 5th September 2016 in which you asked for information about a letter to Border Force, National Immigration & Customs Enquiries regarding negative stops by Customs and if they have to record them in there notebook, dated 31st March 2016.

Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

I can confirm that The National Archives does not hold this information.

As the official public archive of the United Kingdom government, we hold records covering more than 1,000 years of history. Government records which have been selected for permanent preservation are sent to The National Archives.

As the information you have requested relates to 2016, it will not be held at The National Archives.  On this occasion, we will not be progressing your request further.

To find the information you are looking for (I assume from your email that you are trying to trace a previous FOI request) I would suggest that you contact Border force directly at the following address:-

Border Force Complaints and Correspondence Team
Lunar House
11th floor Long Corridor
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon
CR9 2BY

The following website may also hold information relating to the particular aspects of your request:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/border-force

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https://www.gov.uk/make-a-freedom-of-information-request/the-freedom-of-information-act

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Yours sincerely,