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Crime Clear-Up Rates

Volume 227: debated on Monday 28 June 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 4 March, Official Report, column 279, what proportion of the clear-up rate for each police force in 1992 was accounted for by offences taken into consideration.

The information requested is contained in the table.

Notifiable offences cleared up by the police in 1992 Proportion of offences cleared up by being taken into consideration
Police force areaPer cent.
Avon and Somerset10
Bedfordshire16
Cambridgeshire20
Cheshire10
Cleveland34
Cumbria19
Derbyshire14
Devon and Cornwall12
Dorset16
Durham11
Essex18
Gloucestershire14
Greater Manchester20
Hampshire14
Hertfordshire20
Humberside15
Kent18
Lancashire18
Leicestershire22
Lincolnshire15
City of London12
Merseyside16
Metropolitan police district9
Norfolk16
Northamptonshire15
Northumbria18
North Yorkshire24
Nottinghamshire26
South Yorkshire5
Staffordshire11
Suffolk14
Surrey17
Sussex17
Thames Valley18
Warwickshire11
West Mercia14
West Midlands12
West Yorkshire15
Wiltshire13
Dyfed-Powys10
Gwent8

Police force area

Per cent.

North Wales15
South Wales6
Total16