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Violent Crime

Volume 174: debated on Thursday 14 June 1990

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31.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of who are the most likely victims of violent crime.

68.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of who are the most likely victims of violent crime.

77.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of who are the most likely victims of violent crime.

Recent research shows that in England and Wales young people aged 16 to 24 remain most at risk of becoming victims of assaults, and young men are by far at the greatest risk. People in England and Wales are less likely to be victims of violent crime (robbery, assaults and sexual assaults) than in most western European countries, the United States of America, Australia and Canada.