HC Deb 14 November 2001 vol 374 c765W
Mr. Francois

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what recent discussions he has had with the Home Secretary about tackling violent crime in Wales. [12480]

Mr. Touhig

My right hon. Friend meets regularly with the Home Secretary to discuss a range of issues affecting Wales.

The Government are committed to increasing the reporting and recording of violent crime. Violent crime represents a relatively small proportion of crime, but it is recognised that it includes those crimes that cause people most concern.

We have put in place a comprehensive package of measures to combat violent crime which is set out in "Fighting Violent Crime Together", published earlier this year.

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