HC Deb 02 June 1960 vol 624 cc154-5W
55. Commander Kerans

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes of violence against individuals have occurred in the last six months in the metropolitan area of London.

Mr. R. A. Butler

The number of indictable offences of violence against the person reported in the Metropolitan Police District between 1st November, 1959, and 30th April, 1960, was 1,525. This total comprises offences of murder, attempts to murder, manslaughter, infanticide, child destruction, felonious wounding, malicious wounding, assault, rape and robbery.