§ Mr. Elletson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about levels of crime in Lancashire.
§ Mr. Maclean
In the 12 months to June 1994, there were 128,534 recorded offences in Lancashire, a fall of 6.9 per cent. over the previous 12 months. The decrease for England and Wales as a whole was 5.5 per cent.