HC Deb 04 November 2002 vol 392 c109W
Mr. Hoyle

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people have been arrested in the Chorley constituency in each of the last three years. [77765]

Mr. Denham

Information on the number of arrests for notifiable offences is collected centrally at police force area level only. Available information shows that in 1999–2000 there were 37,535 arrests for notifiable offences within the Lancashire police force area and in 2000–01 (latest available) 36,998. Information for earlier years is not available on a consistent basis. Figures for 2001–02 will he available in due course.