Your request for information has now been considered and I am not obliged to supply the information you have requested. Section 17 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 requires Avon and Somerset Constabulary, when refusing to provide such information (because the information is exempt) to provide you the applicant with a notice which: (a) states that fact, (b) specifies the exemption in question and (c) states (if that would not otherwise be apparent) why the exemption applies.
The exemptions applicable to the information:
Section 41 Information provided in confidence. S41 is an Absolute exemption and does not require any evidence of prejudice (harm).
Section 31(1)(a)(b)(c) Law Enforcement. S31 is a prejudiced-based qualified exemption and as such evidence of any prejudice (harm) that could be caused by disclosure needs to be documented as well as considering the public interest.
A copy of the Harm and public Interest Test was provided to the applicant.