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Vandalism: Arrests

Volume 491: debated on Friday 24 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many arrests there have been for offences relating to acts of vandalism in (a) West Chelmsford constituency, (b) Essex and (c) England in each year since 2000. (269096)

Available information on arrests for criminal damage offences (which include vandalism) in Essex police force area and England are provided in the table.

The data on arrests held by the Home Office are reported at police force area level only therefore information on arrests in West Chelmsford is not available.

Number of persons of all ages arrested for criminal damage, 2000-01 to 2006-07

Police force area

Essex

England

2000-01

3,433

124,002

2001-02

3,347

122,934

2002-03

3,254

114,141

2003-04

3,801

134,378

2004-05

3,750

147,746

2005-06

3,479

156,549

2006-07

3,609

155,831