HC Deb 22 February 1965 vol 707 c30W
101. Sir Richard Glyn

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many robberies have been reported to the police in the four months to the latest convenient date in the Greater London area, and in England and Wales; and if he will give corresponding figures for the same four months in each of the last five years, and the corresponding figures for the four months immediately preceding the four months first mentioned.

Mr. George Thomas

The numbers of offences of robbery reported to the police in the Metropolitan Police District and in England and Wales for the periods in questions were as follows:

Metropolitan Police District England and Wales
September-December, 1964 537 1,228
September-December, 1963 365 931
September-December, 1962 372 927
September-December, 1961 352 897
September-December, 1960 321 812
September-December, 1959 241 681
May-August, 1964 329 887