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Sexual Offences: Peterborough

Volume 458: debated on Monday 12 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many registered sex offenders lived in the Peterborough city council area as at 31 December 2006; and if he will make a statement. (126226)

The available data are not collated on a borough or constituency basis. Data on registered sex offenders are collated at multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) area and police basic command unit (BCU) levels within areas. MAPPA areas are coterminous with police and probation areas. The data are published in (MAPPA) annual reports which are available in the House Libraries and at:

http://www.probation.homeoffice.gov.uk/output/page30.asp

The Peterborough city council area is not coterminous with any area or BCU but is covered by the data relating to the Northern BCU area in Cambridgeshire's MAPPA annual report. These data represent the number of registered sex offenders as at 31 March 2006—153 in the Northern BCU.