HC Deb 23 January 1997 vol 288 c732W
28. Mr. Purchase

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the level of youth crime in Wolverhampton. [10576]

Mr. Maclean

The information requested is not available centrally, but data for court proceedings in relation to young offenders in Wolverhampton are given in the table. Cautioning information is collected by police force area only.

Number of young offenders aged 10 to under 18 years convicted of all offences at Wolverhampton petty sessional division1 by type of offence 1985, 1990 and 1995
Type of offence 1985 1990 1995
Indictable 697 324 347
Summary non-motoring 149 134 86
Summary motoring 142 71 56
All offences 988 529 489
1 Includes those cases convicted at the Crown Court where the committing Petty Sessional Divisional was Wolverhampton.