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Violent Crime: Plymouth

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment she has made of trends in the level of violent crime in Plymouth. (229779)

There was a 6 per cent. reduction in ‘Violence against the Person’ offences within Plymouth between 2006-07 and 2007-08 (from 6,114 to 5,761). Plymouth has been supported by the Government’s Tackling Violent Crime Programme to effectively tackle night-time violence with the city and to develop innovative responses to domestic violence.