§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department on how many occasions guns were issued to Metropolitan police officers in each district in 1978 and in each year since.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The figures are as follows:
(2) how many burglaries were committed in each district of the Metropolitan police in 1978 and in each year since;
(3) how many murders were committed in each district of the Metropolitan police in 1978 and in each year since;75W
(4) how many murders were cleared up by the Metropolitan police in 1978 and each year since; and what percentage this represents of total murders in its area.
§ Mr. Mellor
I shall reply as soon as possible.
Persons1 proceeded against in the Metropolitan police district for (a) possession of and (b) trafficking in heroin Metropolitan police district Number of persons Offence 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 Possession 166 241 339 320 324 470 805 924 Trafficking2 42 52 95 102 119 130 223 444 1As a person may have been proceeded against at the same time for both types of offence the figures cannot be added together to produce totals. 2Unlawful production, unlawful supply, possession with intent to supply unlawfully and unlawful import or export.
§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persons were cautioned formally for sexual offences (a) in each Metropolitan police district and (b) in the Metropolitan police area in 1978 and in each year since.