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Hospitals: Admissions

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of an assault by (a) a sharp object and (b) a blunt object on school premises in each year since 1997; (317671)

(2) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of an assault by bodily force on school premises in each year since 1997;

(3) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of an assault of having been hit, struck, kicked, twisted or scratched by another person on school premises in each year since 1997;

(4) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of an assault involving (a) a knife, (b) a sword and (c) a dagger on school premises in each year since 1997;

(5) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of gunshot wounds caused by (a) a rifle, (b) a shotgun and (c) a larger firearm on school premises in each year since 1997;

(6) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of an attack by a dog on school premises in each year since 1997;

(7) how many people of each age were admitted to hospital for injuries sustained as a result of gunshot wounds caused by a handgun on school premises in each year since 1997;

(8) how many people of each age have been admitted to hospital for injuries sustained by assault by (a) hanging, (b) strangulation and (c) suffocation on school premises in each year since 1997.

I have been asked to reply.

Information on assaults which take place on school premises and result in hospital admission is not collected centrally.