HC Deb 06 March 1968 vol 760 cc82-3W
55. Mr. Edward M. Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total number of crimes of violence reported to the police in 1967; and what were the comparable figures for 1962 and 1957, respectively.

Mr. Buchan

The numbers of crimes of violence made known to the police in Scotland during 1967, 1962 and 1957 were 3,536, 1,829 and 1,116, respectively. (The figure for 1967 is provisional.)