HC Deb 22 October 2003 vol 411 cc638-9W
Mr. Amess

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many deaths there have been of civilians while in police custody in police stations in(a) Southend-on-Sea and (b) Essex in each year since 2001. [132756]

Ms Blears

There have been no such deaths in police stations in Southend-on-Sea or any other part of Essex in the period referred to.