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Homicide: Essex

Volume 507: debated on Monday 8 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been murdered in (a) Southend and (b) Essex in each year since 1997. (320585)

Available data are from the recorded crime series and relate to homicides recorded by the Southend community safety partnership (CSP; formerly known as crime and disorder reduction partnership) and Essex police force area up to and including 2008-09. Recorded crime data at CSP level are only available from 2000-01.

Recorded offences of homicide, Southend CSP and Essex police force area, 1997-98 to 2008-09

Southend CSP1

Essex PFA

1997-98

16

1998-99

14

1999-2000

20

2000-01

15

2001-02

24

2002-03

6

22

2003-04

2

12

2004-05

4

13

2005-06

5

21

2006-07

1

23

2007-08

1

15

2008-09

1

12

1 Community safety partnerships (CSPs) were formerly known as crime and disorder reduction partnerships (CDRPs). Data at this level are only available from 2002-03.

Note:

Data are from the recorded crime series and are on a different basis to data held on the Homicide Index.