Crime Statistics

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th July 1987.

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Photo of Mr Patrick Duffy Mr Patrick Duffy , Sheffield, Attercliffe 12:00 am, 16th July 1987

Is the Minister aware that in Sheffield, parts of which the hon. Member for Sheffield, Hallam (Mr. Patnick) and I represent, city centre pubs have been operating a system of early warning for the past five years in an attempt to stem the increase in violence? In spite of that, pub landlords and managers now face a dramatic increase in assaults. How will the Minister respond to the call of the vice president of the local Licensed Victuallers Association for harsher penalties?