Secure Station Status

Transport written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many crimes have been committed at stations that meet secure station status since 31 October 2004.

Photo of Derek Twigg Derek Twigg Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The British Transport police have provided the following information for the number of offences reported at stations that meet secure station status for the period 1 November 2004 to 31 May 2005:

Notifiable offences 7,249
Non-notifiable offences 2,484

Notifiable offences are those offences which form the Home Office recorded crime statistics and include all indictable offences together with some closely related summary offences such as common assault. Data supplied include offences recorded within stations' premises, including retail/entertainment outlets, car parks and cycle sheds.

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