HC Deb 10 March 1966 vol 725 cc611-2W
10. Mr. Shepherd

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many burglar alarm calls were received by the Metropolitan Police for the latest available year; and what percentage of these calls was not the result of an attempt to break into the premises.

Mr. George Thomas

46,458 calls were received in 1965 from automatic alarms installed in the Metropolitan Police District, 97.8 per cent. of these calls were not the result of an attempt to enter.