HC Deb 07 March 1912 vol 35 cc537-8

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware that there were in the county of Somerset during the year 1910 one case of murder, four cases of indecency with males, six cases of indecent assault on females, three cases of defilement of girls, six cases of sacrilege, twenty cases of burglary, forty cases of housebreaking, six cases of arson, and three cases of killing and maiming of cattle; and can he state how many of these crimes were committed in the Wells division of Somerset?

The UNDER-SECRETARY for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Ellis Griffith)

The figures quoted are the figures of crimes reported to the police as given in the Criminal Statistics. The Secretary of State has no information with regard to the latter part of the question.


In how many cases were the guilty persons brought to justice?