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Volume 402: debated on Thursday 3 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were arrested and not charged in each of the past five years; and how many of them had never been arrested previously. [106529]

Data given in the table are for arrests for notifiable offences within the financial years 1999–2000 to 2001–02. Information for earlier years is not available on a consistent basis.Statistics on the number of people who following arrest are not charged, or those who have never been arrested previously, are not collected centrally.

Persons arrested for notifiable offences recorded by the police, from 1999–2000 to 2001–02
Year1England and Wales
1Total (estimated)