§ James Purnell
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the percentage change in(a) overall recorded crime, (b) overall recorded violent crime, (c) burglaries and (d) vehicle thefts has been in Stalybridge and Hyde since 1997. 
§ Ms Blears
The information requested is not available centrally.
Stalybridge and Hyde is within the Tameside Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership (CDRP) area. Data at CDRP level have only been published from 1999–2000 onwards. Detailed statistics at CDRP level are available for 2002–03 on the new Home Office website: http://www.crimestatistics.org.uk.