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Crime: Macclesfield

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the recorded crime figures for the Macclesfield borough in the Cheshire Constabulary East Division were in (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07 according to the classifications (i) all crime, (ii) burglary of a dwelling, (iii) violent crime, (iv) vehicle crime and (v) criminal damage; and what assessment he has made of the trends in these statistics. (134403)

The statistics are not available in the form requested as data for 2006-07 will not be available until 19 July 2007. Statistics for 2005-06 are in the following table together with the percentage change from the previous year.

Offences recorded in the Macclesfield crime and disorder reduction partnership area

2005-06

Percentage change from previous year

Total crime

11,719

1.4

Burglary in a dwelling

679

-6.7

Violent crime

2,319

16.6

Vehicle crime

1,750

14.5

Criminal damage

2,692

-8.2