Fire Services: Crimes of Violence

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 21st April 2008.

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Photo of Richard Spring Richard Spring Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many attacks there were on fire crews in (a) the East of England and (b) Suffolk in each of the last five years.

Photo of Parmjit Dhanda Parmjit Dhanda Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

Communities and Local Government have only collated figures relating to attacks on firefighters since 2004, so data are not available for the last five years. The following figures are based on returns to the Department from Fire and Rescue Authorities.

2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Bedfordshire 1 4 4
Cambridgeshire 0 29 15
Essex 0 17 17
Hertfordshire 0 1 0
Norfolk 1 2 4
Suffolk 0 4 3
Total 2 57 43

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