§ 16. Mr. Eastham
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the proportion of crimes in each of the years 1978 to 1985 which were not cleared up.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The estimated number of notifiable offences which were recorded by the police in England and Wales in the period 1979 to 1985 but not cleared up is about 13 million.