Stop and Search
Heidi Alexander (Lewisham East, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were stopped and searched by the police under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, by ethnicity in (a) 2010-11 and (b) 2011-12.
Nick Herbert (Minister of State, Justice; Arundel and South Downs, Conservative)
The latest available data held by the Home Office relate to 2010-11 and were published in table SS.14 of the recent online National Statistics release “Police Powers and Procedures 2010/11”. This can be found via the stop and search briefing and tables links at:
Data for 2011-12 will be published early next year.