Oral Answers to Questions — Crimes (Arrests)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 19th April 1951.

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Photo of Mrs Lucy Middleton Mrs Lucy Middleton , Plymouth, Sutton 12:00 am, 19th April 1951

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many cases of major crime occurring during 1950 no arrest has yet been made.

Photo of Mr James Ede Mr James Ede , South Shields

The number of crimes cleared up by arrest alone in England and Wales is not recorded, and figures of crimes known to the police and cleared up during 1950 are not yet available. Figures for 1949 were published in Criminal Statistics (England and Wales), 1949, (Cmd. 7993).

Photo of Mrs Lucy Middleton Mrs Lucy Middleton , Plymouth, Sutton

When will the comparable figures for 1950 be available?

Photo of Mr Malcolm Macmillan Mr Malcolm Macmillan , Na h-Eileanan an Iar

Do these figures include anticipation of the reply to Question No. 28?