§ 83. Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the latest figure for recorded crime in Devon and Cornwall.
§ Mr. John Patten
Information for 1988 was published in tables 2.5 and 2.7 of "Criminal statistics England and Wales, 1988", Cm. 847, a copy of which is available in the Library. Further detailed figures for the 12 months to the end of September 1989 for local police areas have also been placed in the Library. In the 12 months to September 1989, Devon and Cornwall police recorded 74,905 offences, 1,046 more than in the previous 12 months.