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Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 30 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will list those riots which have occurred since 1979;(2) what is the number of police officers, civilians and others injured in each riot since 1979;(3) what is his estimate of the number of buildings

(a) destroyed and (b) damaged in each riot since 1979.

The following is the readily available information in respect of the major urban disturbances in 1980, 1981 and 1985;