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Violent Crime (Kingston Upon Thames)

Volume 958: debated on Tuesday 14 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish a table in the Official Report to show the absolute and percentage increases in crimes involving violence in each year since 1970 in the Royal borough of Kingston upon Thames.

pursuant to his reply—[Official Report, 10th November, Vol. 957, col. 281]—gave the following information:I understand from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that the information available is as given below:

OFFENCES OF ASSAULT,* ETC. RECORDED BY THE POLICE
Royal borough of Kingston upon Thames
Increase over the previous year
YearNumber of offencesNumber of offencesPercentage
197485
19751092428
19761352624
197713721
* Covering nearly all indictable offences of violence against the person and certain sexual offences involving violence.
† Not available.