HL Deb 31 January 2001 vol 621 c63WA
Lord Bradshaw

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What proportion of robberies and assaults reported to the Metropolitan Police area are reported by the victim as having been carried out (a) by black assailants and (b) by white assailants. [HL439]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Information is only available on the ethnicity of persons arrested for these offences. Such information was published on 18 January 2001 in the annual Home Office publicationStatistics on Race and the Criminal Justice System. Copies are available in the Library.