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Crime (Clear-Up Rate)

Volume 113: debated on Friday 3 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give details of the percentage of recorded offences cleared up by the police in Wales in 1986, according to offence groups.

The information requested is given in the table.

Clear-up rates1 for notifiable offences recorded by the police 1986, by offence group
Violence against the person83
Sexual offences86
Theft and handling stolen goods56
Fraud and Forgery82
Criminal Damage230
Other notifiable offences96
Total notifiable offences 240
1 The proportion of notifiable offences cleared up by the police expressed as a percentage of those recorded.
2 Excluding offences of 'other criminal damage' value £20 and under.