Mr. Anthony D. Wright
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) successful and (b) unsuccessful criminal prosecutions were brought for crimes perpetrated in each Norfolk constituency in each year since 1997: and how many criminal charges were pressed for crimes perpetrated in Great Yarmouth in each year since 1997. 
§ Paul Goggins
Statistics of defendants charged with offences are not collected centrally, nor is it possible to break down the court proceedings data collected centrally to constituency level.
The following table, however, gives the number of defendants (a) convicted and (b) not convicted in the Norfolk police force area as a whole:
Defendants convicted and those not convicted of offences of all types at all courts in the Norfolk police force area, 1997 to 2002 Defendants
1997 19,137 1.764 1998 17,537 1,564 1999 16,330 1,597 2000 15,083 3,351 2001 16,661 5,448 2002 16,608 5,234 1 Includes defendants whose proceedings were discontinued, those discharged under Sec 6 MCA 1980, and those, whose charges were withdrawn, dismissed or acquitted.
Statistics for 2003 will be published in the autumn.
§ Paul Goggins
The growth forecasts used as assumptions in the trends in crime model are those published by Her Majesty's Treasury in the Budget report 2004.
Projections for the proportion of young men in the population are published on the Government Actuary's Department (GAD) website.