§ Ms Buck
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the breakdown was by percentage of stop and searches for each police borough in the Metropolitan police area under section 1 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 by(a) ethnic appearance and (b) reason for search, in 1998–99. 
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has provided the information requested which I have placed in the Library.
These statistics update those published by the Home Office, under section 95 of the Criminal Justice Act 1991, in 'Statistics on Race and the Criminal Justice System', in December 1999.