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Burglaries (Merseyside)

Volume 115: debated on Friday 8 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the detection rate for burglaries in the Merseyside police authority area between: (a) 1975 and 1979 and (b) 1979 and 1986.

In Merseyside the average ratio of offences of burglary cleared up to offences of burglary recorded by the police was 36·5 per cent. in 1975–79, compared with 37·5 per cent. in 1979–86.