HC Deb 30 June 1978 vol 952 c708W
Mr. Alexander W. Lyon

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will give the figures in each year since 1956 in England and Wales for (a) offences of murder known to the police per million of the population, (b) offences of murder known to the police as a percentage of offences of crimes of violence, and all indictable offences, (c) offences of murder of police officers, (d) offences of murder of prison officers, (e) offences of murder by the use of shotguns in the course of theft, and (f) offences of murder for political motives.

Mr. John

I shall write to my hon. Friend as the information is not readily available in the form requested.