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Crimes of Violence

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 26 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what percentage of incidents of violence against the person resulted in the victim suffering (a) no injuries, (b) a minor bruise or black eye, (c) severe bruising, (d) scratches, (e) cuts, (f) broken bones, (g) a broken nose, (h) broken or lost teeth, (i) concussion and (j) facial or head injuries in each police force area in England and Wales in each year since 1997. (195599)

The information requested is not collected centrally. It is not possible to determine the nature of the injury from the police recorded crime statistics collected by the Home Office.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what percentage of incidents of violence against the person resulted in the victim needing (a) medical attention from a doctor, (b) another form of medical attention and (c) a hospital stay in each police force area in England and Wales in each year since 1997. (195600)

The information requested is not available.

While the British Crime Survey asks victims of violent incidents whether or not they required medical attention or a hospital stay, it is not possible to provide robust estimates by police force area.