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Young People: Arrests

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what percentage of people aged 18 years or under who lived in the most deprived decile of lower layer super output areas in 2008, as determined by the income deprivation affecting children index, were arrested in 2008. (256432)

The information requested is not collected centrally.

The arrests collection held by the Home Office covers arrests for recorded crime (notifiable offences) only, broken down at a main offence group level, police force area and age group, covering categories such as violence against the person and robbery. Information on the individual circumstances of persons arrested is not reported to the Home Office as a part of the arrests collection.