HC Deb 03 April 1987 vol 113 c628W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give details of the percentage of recorded offences cleared up by the police in Wales in 1986, according to offence groups.

Mr. Mellor

The information requested is given in the table.

Clear-up rates1 for notifiable offences recorded by the police 1986, by offence group
Wales Percentages
Violence against the person 83
Sexual offences 86
Robbery 31
Theft and handling stolen goods 56
Fraud and Forgery 82
Criminal Damage2 30
Other notifiable offences 96
Total notifiable offences 2 40
1 The proportion of notifiable offences cleared up by the police expressed as a percentage of those recorded.
2 Excluding offences of 'other criminal damage' value £20 and under.