HC Deb 12 February 1980 vol 978 c522W
Mr. Wheeler

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers were assaulted in the execution of their duties in 1979; and on how many respective occasions officers were detained in hospital, suffered permanent injury, and were retired on pension as unfit for further police duty; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Brittan

Comprehensive information is not held centrally, but I am asking chief officers to let me have the figures available for their forces.