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Criminal Offences, Basildon

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 28 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were (a) charged and (b) convicted of (i) public order offences and (ii) offences against the person in the Basildon area for each of the last seven years.

Information for the Basildon area is not available, but the table gives information for Billericay petty sessional division and Chelmsford Crown court for 1986, 1987 and 1988. Comparable data for earlier years could be provided only at disproportionate cost. The 1989 data will not be available until autumn 1990.

Persons proceeded against and found guilty of offences against the person (1) and public order offences
Number of persons (2)
Billericay PSD:
Offences against the person Proceeded against3181240296
Found guilty6884129
Public order offences
Proceeded against3556135
Found guilty233377
Chelmsford Crown Court:
Offences against the person
For trial371478523
Found guilty290370416
Public order offences
For trial472495
Found guilty382245
1 Violence against the person, sexual offences and robbery.
2 As shown by the records held centrally, which are approximate.
3 Including those committed to the Crown Court for trial.