HL Deb 27 July 1983 vol 443 c1609WA
The Earl of Kimberley

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many (a)women and (b)children are known to have been murdered over each of the last five years up to 30th June 1983.

Lord Elton

The numbers of offences currently recorded as homicide, by age and sex of victim, are published annually inCriminal statistics, England and Wales (Table 4.6 of the latest issue for 1981, Cmnd. 8668). Figures for 1982 will be published later this year.