Robbery: Greater London

Justice written question – answered on 1 April 2008.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Shadow Secretary of State (Home Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many people were convicted of robbery in London in (a) 2000 and (b) 2006, broken down by age group.

Photo of Jack Straw Jack Straw The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

The information requested on robbery convictions in London in 2000 and 2006 is provided in the following table.

Number of defendants found guilty of robbery by age group, Greater London 2000 and 2006 1,2,3
Age group 2000 2006
10-11 3 8
12-14 146 384
15-17 558 1,141
18-20 276 417
21 and over 473 629
Total 1,456 2,579
(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.

(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.

(3) Comprises the Metropolitan and City of London police force areas.

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