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Domestic Violence

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reports of causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person contrary to section 5 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 were made to the police in (a) 2005-06, (b) 2006-07 and (c) 2007-08. (243601)

The available information relates to recorded offences of causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person. There were five offences recorded in 2005-06, three recorded in 2006-07 and four recorded in 2007-08.