HC Deb 10 July 1967 vol 750 c26W
Sir P. Rawlinson

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of convictions recorded in England and Wales in the first six months of 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967, respectively, in relation to the following offences, namely, crimes of violence, the use of firearms and illegal possession of firearms, and the possession of dangerous drugs and offences akin thereto, respectively.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

The numbers of persons convicted in England and Wales of indictable offences of violence against the person during the first six months of 1964, 1965 and 1966 were 6,477, 7,056 and 7,533 respectively. Figures for the first six months of 1967 are not yet available. I am obtaining as much information as possible about the remaining parts of the Question and shall write to the right hon. and learned Member.