§ 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. 
§ 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.