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Sex Offenders Register

Volume 447: debated on Tuesday 20 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many (a) former prisoners and (b) individuals who have been cautioned were placed on the sex offenders register in each month since the register was introduced; (78568)

(2) how many (a) former prisoners and (b) individuals who have been cautioned and placed on the sex offenders register were in breach of the obligations thereby placed on them in each month since the register was introduced.

[holding answer 19 June 2006]: The data requested are not collected centrally and to do so would incur a disproportionate cost.

Annual data on registered sex offenders (RSOs) living in the community in England and Wales

RSOs in the community

RSOs cautioned or convicted for breach of registration requirements

2001-02

18,513

682

2002-03

21,413

780

2003-04

24,572

853

2004-05

28,994

993