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Welfare checks

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 19th December 2019.

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Photo of Andrew Boff Andrew Boff Conservative

For each of the years December 2016 to November 2017, December 2017 to November 2018 and December 2018 to November 2019, how many welfare checks were conducted by the Met, if possible, broken down by borough?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

‘Welfare checks’ has been interpreted to refer to instances where the MPS are asked to go to an address to check on an individual (e.g. a vulnerable person who has not heard from for a while). This is coded on CAD as ‘concern for safety’.

Please see the attached spreadsheet.