HC Deb 02 April 1987 vol 113 c587W
18. Mr. Janner

asked the, Secretary of State for the Home Department by what percentage (a) crime overall and (b) crimes of violence have increased in Leicester since June 1979.

Mr. Mellor

We have of course no figures for crime committed overall. Between 1979 and 1986 the number of notifiable offences recorded by the police in Leicestershire increased by an average of 7.1 per cent. a year and offences of violence against the person by 6 per cent. a year.