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Crime

Volume 928: debated on Thursday 17 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimate he has made of the number of crimes in Scotland in 1976, or the latest 12 months for which figures are available, in which alcohol was a major factor.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the number of deaths occurring in Scotland in 1976, or for the latest 12-months period for which figures are available, as a result of criminal action; and how many occurred in the Strathclyde Region.

The number of deaths recorded by the Registrar General for Scotland in 1975 caused by homicide and injury purposely inflicted by other persons was 77. Of these 51 occurred in the Strathclyde Region.