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Crime: EU Nationals

Volume 690: debated on Wednesday 14 March 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Bassam of Brighton on 1 February (WA 72), how the Statements made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department to the House of Commons on 10 and 16 January and the press statement issued on 13 January provide information relating to the number of offences committed in England and Wales by individuals from other member states of the European Union. [HL2140]

The Written Answer on 1 February referred to the general information available about the overseas crimes issue. Comprehensive details of offences committed in England and Wales by individuals from other member states of the European Union are not collected.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they collect details of the number and type of offences committed in England and Wales by individuals from other member states of the European Union. [HL2141]

Comprehensive details are not collected. All recordable offences will be entered on the police national computer, but not all these records will include nationality.