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Police: Accidents

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many accidents there were involving police vehicles on emergency calls in (a) Castle Point constituency and (b) Essex in each of the last five years. (196801)

[holding answer 26 March 2008]: The available data for the number of road traffic collisions involving police vehicles during immediate/emergency response and police pursuits are collected at the police force level only and the data supplied by Essex are given in the following table.

Number of road traffic collisions involving police vehicles during immediate/emergency response and police pursuit, from 2002-03 to 2006-07—Essex

Number

2002-03

127

2003-04

22

2004-05

21

2005-06

67

2006-07

92