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False Fire Alarms

Volume 449: debated on Tuesday 25 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many malicious false fire alarms were attended by the fire and rescue service in (a) each London borough and (b) constituency since 2004-05. (86813)

Information provided by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA) is shown in the following tables:

Malicious false fire alarms attended by London borough

2004-05

2005-06

Barking and Dagenham

342

158

Barnet

245

157

Bexley

119

62

Brent

312

137

Bromley

182

122

Camden

267

321

City of London

18

13

Croydon

140

165

Ealing

234

96

Enfield

327

150

Greenwich

308

152

Hackney

368

121

Hammersmith and Fulham

132

59

Haringey

390

181

Harrow

222

91

Havering

114

78

Hillingdon

169

88

Hounslow

152

61

Islington

265

95

Kensington and Chelsea

135

66

Kingston-upon-Thames

65

64

Lambeth

348

149

Lewisham

324

109

Merton

65

41

Newham

446

173

Redbridge

136

103

Richmond-upon-Thames

35

26

Southwark

385

175

Sutton

65

36

Tower Hamlets

513

219

Waltham Forest

263

154

Wandsworth

196

102

Westminster

301

196

Malicious false fire alarms attended by constituency

2004-05

2005-06

Barking

177

96

Battersea

62

35

Beckenham

50

28

Bethnal Green and Bow

311

129

Bexleyheath and Crayford

49

26

Brent East

90

52

Brent North

88

33

Brent South

134

52

Brentford and Isleworth

83

30

Bromley and Chislehurst

57

35

Camberwell and Peckham

139

70

Carshalton and Wallington

37

26

Chingford and Woodford Green

37

45

Chipping Barnet

63

23

Cities of London and Westminster

231

167

Croydon Central

60

84

Croydon North

60

45

Croydon South

20

36

Dagenham

165J

62

Dulwich and West Norwood

93

38

Ealing North

82

30

Ealing, Acton and Shepherd’s Bush

109

47

Ealing, Southall

101

50

East Ham

179

60

Edmonton

84

45

Eltham

71

45

Enfield North

166

69

Enfield, Southgate

77

36

Erith and Thamesmead

135

53

Feltham and Heston

69

31

Finchley and Golders Green

62

47

Greenwich and Woolwich

153

68

Hackney North and Stoke Newington

154

52

Hackney South and Shoreditch

214

69

Hammersmith and Fulham

74

28

Hampstead and Highgate

51

45

Harrow East

183

76

Harrow West

39

15

Hayes and Harlington

103

44

Hendon

120

87

Holborn and St. Pancras

216

276

Hornchurch

31

28

Hornsey and Wood Green

135

86

Ilford North

46

25

Ilford South

75

63

Islington North

117

48

Islington South and Finsbury

148

46

Kensington and Chelsea

67

37

Kingston and Surbiton

61

60

Lewisham East

139

45

Lewisham West

114

42

Lewisham, Deptford

71

22

Leyton and Wanstead

88

49

Mitcham and Morden

41

27

North Southwark and Bermondsey

198

87

Old Bexley and Sidcup

19

22

Orpington

75

59

Poplar and Canning Town

290

132

Putney

42

24

Regent’s Park and Kensington North

155

70

Richmond Park

12

13

Romford

48

26

Ruislip-Northwood

26

17

Streatham

85

54

Sutton and Cheam

28

10

Tooting

92

43

Tottenham

255

95

Twickenham

27

17

Upminster

35

24

Uxbridge

40

27

Vauxhall

218

75

Walthamstow

153

75

West Ham

179

71

Wimbledon

24

14

Note:

Data supplied by LFEPA.

The total number of malicious false fire alarms by constituency is slightly less than by borough because of missing geographic information.