asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set out the number of community service orders made in 1980 and 1981 by age group, sex and period of service broken down as in table 6.11 of "Criminal Statistics Scotland 1979" (Cmnd. 8215).
The information requested for 1980 is set out in the following table. Detailed figures for 1981 are not yet available but the provisional figure for the total number of orders made in that year is 1,170.
|Scotland||Number of Persons|
|Persons 16 and over and companies|
|Young Offenders' Institution||1,799|
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set out the numbers of persons proceeded against, by crime and offence group and type of proceedings, in 1980 and 1981, following the headings set out in table 6.2 of "Criminal Statistics Scotland 1979" (Cmnd. 8215).
The information requested for 1980 is set out in the following table. Figures for 1981 are not yet available.
|Persons proceeded against by crime and offence group and type of proceedings, 1980|
|Non-sexual crimes of violence|
|against the person||1,318||2,173||3,491|
|Crimes involving indecency||175||986||1,161|
|Crimes involving dishonesty||1,845||39,213||41,058|
|Fire-raising, malicious and|
|Initial Reports on Children, by Crime/Offence Group 1980 Scotland—Number of reports|
|Group||Referred to Procurator Fiscal||Referred to reporter||Referred for police warning or to JLO*||Total|
|1. Non sexual crimes of violence against the person||223||200||27||450|
|2. Crimes involving indecency||67||117||8||192|
|3. Crimes involving dishonesty||5,307||10,988||3,449||19,744|
|4. Fire-raising, malicious and reckless conduct||570||1,699||556||2,825|
|5. Other crimes||73||55||13||141|
|6. Miscellaneous offences||3,508||3,414||1,543||8,465|
|7. Motor vehicle offences||745||210||64||1,019|
|Total crimes and offences||10,493||16,683||5,660||32,836|
|* Juvenile Liaison Officer.|
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will set out the number of initial reports on children made by the police, showing to whom these children were referred and the number of reports per 1,000 children aged 8 to 15 years, in 1980 and 1981 in a manner similar to table 5.1 in "Criminal Statistics Scotland 1979" (Cmnd. 8215).
The information for 1980 is set out below. Figures for 1981 are not yet available.
|Initial reports on children, Scotland 1980|
|Referred to/for||Number||per cent.|
|Formal police warning/juvenile liaison officer||5,660||17|
|Reports per 1,000 children aged 8 to 15||48|
|Motor vehicle offences||190||122,740||122,930|
|Total crimes and offences||4,119||260,726||264,845|