HC Deb 20 May 2004 vol 421 c1130W
Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many burglaries per 1,000 households there have been in the Metropolitan Police Authority area in each year since 1999; and what the detection rate each year was for domestic burglaries. [170491]

Ms Blears

The available information is given in the table:

Recorded offences of burglary in a dwelling in the Metropolitan

Police District

Number of burglaries

per 1,000 households

Detection rate (%)
1999–2000 28.6 9.4
2000–01 25.2 9.9
2001–02 26.6 9.3
2002–03 24.0 11.8


Figures for 2002–03 will have been affected by the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard on 1 April 2002.

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