HC Deb 11 February 1987 vol 110 c215W
Mr. Cohen

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps are taken to monitor the implementation of (a) the minimum requirements and (b) the options set out in appendix B of the territorial operations instruction 1/86, best practice guidelines for recording and monitoring racial incidents; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The Commissioner keeps these matters under continuous review.

Mr. Tony Banks

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the number of reported cases of racial incidents within the London borough of Newham for each month of 1986; how many of these cases led to arrests being made; and what was the total number of persons arrested.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The information is set out in the table.

I am informed by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis that of the 244 incidents, 29 led to arrests, but figures are not available on the number of persons arrested.

Reported racial incidents in Newham by month for 1986
January 15
February 8
March 19
April 21
May 14
June 28
July 23
August 31
September 30
October 21
November 21
December 13
Total 244

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