§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department(a) how many and (b) what proportion, of 999 calls to the Metropolitan police were made from mobile telephones in each of the last five years; and what the proportion of serious calls was from (i) mobile and (ii) other telephones in the same period. 
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
[holding answer 15 January 2001]: The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis informs me that the information relating to the number and proportion of 999 calls attributable to mobile phones in each of the last five years cannot be provided in the time available. I will write to my right hon. Friend when it becomes available. 999 calls made to the Metropolitan police are not categorised as serious or non-serious.