HC Deb 13 July 1978 vol 953 cc693-4W
Mr. Stanbrook

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department by what percentage the figure of all offences, summary and indictable, known to the Metropolitan Police, has increased since 1965.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

Statistics of offences recorded by the police cover indictable offences only. Indictable offences recorded by the Metropolitan Police increased by about 86 per cent. between 1965 and 1977.