HC Deb 23 July 1996 vol 282 c157W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many racially motivated crimes in the Greater London area were reported in the first six months of 1996. [37787]

Mr. Maclean

The available information has been supplied by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. There were 2,741 racial incidents reported to the Metropolitan police service in the first six months of 1996. This figure represents all racial incidents reported including those that do not have a crime element associated with them.