HC Deb 01 April 1982 vol 21 c153W
38. Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give the reasons why he will not set up an investigation on the reasons for the increase in criminal activity and law breaking, despite the fact that the numbers, conditions of work, salaries and equipment of the police force are at their best ever levels.

Mr. Mayhew

The complex reasons for criminal activity are unlikely to be usefully illuminated by such an investigation.

Forward to