asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will provide arrest figures for acts of domestic violence in each police force area, over the most recent period for which figures are available. [HL1486]
Numbers of reported domestic violence incidents where an arrest was made have been collected from police forces since 31 March 2003 as one of the suite of best value performance indicators for police forces. Not all forces have been able to provide the information on domestic violence arrests. Those that have are listed in the following table.
|Police force area||Domestic violence arrests year to 31 March 2004|
|Avon and Somerset||1,936|
|Devon and Cornwall||3,665|
|Police force area||Domestic violence arrests year Police force area to 31 March 2004|
|London, City of||23|