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Crimes of Violence

Volume 506: debated on Wednesday 3 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people have been convicted of an offence of violence relating to the use of force against intruders in their homes in each of the last 10 years. (319564)

The court proceedings database holds information on defendants proceeded against, found guilty and sentenced for criminal offences in England and Wales. The court proceedings database does not hold specific information on offences beyond descriptions provided by the statutes under which prosecutions are brought. Information available centrally on offences of assault do not identify if the victim was an intruder.