HC Deb 31 January 1995 vol 253 cc555-6W
Mr. Golding

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children under the age of 16 years have been registered with the National Missing Persons Bureau since its opening.

Mr. Maclean

Information is not held in the form requested. From the opening of the bureau on 18 March 1994 to 31 December 1994, a total of 2,363 persons under the age of 18 years were reported missing. Of these, 115 were still missing at 31 December.