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Crime: Somerset

Volume 456: debated on Friday 2 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many recorded crimes there were in Somerset in each of the last 10 years, broken down by local authority area. (112193)

[holding answer 1 February 2007]: Information is provided in the table for Avon and Somerset constabulary at crime and disorder reduction partnership (CDRP) level.

CDRPs were set up under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and are broadly local authority areas. Data for all crime at this level are only available from 2000-01.

Recorded crime—Avon and Somerset crime and disorder reduction partnerships

2000-01

2001-02

2002-03

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

Bath and North East Somerset

13,534

17,591

16,771

15,148

14,850

14,430

City of Bristol UA

64,518

83,567

76,765

74,236

71,169

70,793

North Somerset

14,163

15,845

16,503

16,086

16,596

15,978

Sedgemoor

8,094

8,578

8,884

8,513

8,628

7,528

Somerset East—Mendip

8,186

6,993

9,454

8,518

8,148

6,873

Somerset East—South Somerset

9,791

12,939

12,843

11,674

11,991

10,029

South Gloucester

18,093

20,171

20,421

19,007

18,472

19,270

Taunton Deane

8,311

9,066

9,663

9,166

9,097

7,816

West Somerset

2,297

2,446

2,562

2,595

2,259

2,159

Note:

From 2002-03, data not comparable with earlier years following the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standards(NCRS) in April 2002