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Rape

Volume 889: debated on Monday 24 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases of rape were reported in each of the last four years for which figures are available; and in each year, how many of these assaults were committed by a boy friend, a member of the family or persons known to the victim.

The number of offences of rape recorded as known to the police in England and Wales during the last four years for which figures are available are:

1970884
1971784
1972893
1973998
Information is not available on the relationship of victims to offenders.