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Reoffenders: Milton Keynes

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 7 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the re-offending rate for offenders in (a) Thames Valley and (b) Milton Keynes was in each of the last 10 years. (283853)

The local reoffending figures are produced by aggregating the data of four snapshots of the probation caseload at the end of each quarter. Therefore the number of offenders quoted in the following table is approximately four times the number of offenders on the caseload at any one time.

The most recent reoffending rates for Thames Valley probation area and the Milton Keynes local authority area are shown in the following table.

Local reoffending rates for Thames Valley and Milton Keynes, 1 January to 31 December 2008

Number of offenders

Actual reoffending rate (percentage)

Thames Valley probation area



Milton Keynes local authority area



Local adult reoffending rates by probation area or local authority are not available for periods prior to 1 October 2007 to 30 September 2008. Further details on local adult reoffending are available at: