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Sexual Offenders

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many registered (a) sex offenders and (b) sex offenders convicted of offences involving minors were resident in each police authority area in (i) 2007-08 and (ii) 2008-09. (291249)

[holding answer 16 September 2009]: The number of registered sex offenders resident in each police authority area in 2007-08 is represented in the attached table as reported in the local MAPPA Annual Reports 2007-08. These are the latest data.

The Government do not hold information relating to the number of sex offenders convicted of offences involving minors resident in each police authority area.

Area

RSOs

National

31,392

North East

1,636

County Durham

378

Northumbria

888

Teesside

370

North West

4635

Cheshire

614

Cumbria

265

Greater Manchester

1,716

Lancashire

1,015

Merseyside

1,025

Yorkshire and Humberside

3,345

Humberside

670

North Yorkshire

392

South Yorkshire

857

West Yorkshire

1,426

East Midlands

2,750

Derbyshire

634

Leicestershire

541

Lincolnshire

401

Northamptonshire

383

Nottinghamshire

791

West Midlands

3,520

Staffordshire

696

Warwickshire

239

West Mercia

690

West Midlands

1895

Wales

1925

Dyfed-Powys

288

Gwent

422

North Wales

414

South Wales

801

East of England

2,908

Bedfordshire

321

Cambridgeshire

435

Essex

735

Hertfordshire

436

Norfolk

545

Suffolk

436

London

3,351

South East

4,398

Hampshire

1,155

Kent

1,030

Surrey

454

Sussex

790

Thames Valley

969

South West

2,924

Avon and Somerset

816

Devon and Cornwall

962

Dorset

446

Gloucestershire

312

Wiltshire

388