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Fire Service: Crimes of Violence

Volume 483: debated on Tuesday 18 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many attacks were recorded on firefighters in 2007-08; and if she will make a statement. (236126)

My Department collects figures on attacks on firefighters based on returns from Fire and Rescue Authorities. 967 attacks in England in 2007-08 were reported to us.