Sexual Offences

Home Department written question – answered on 30th April 2008.

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Photo of Shailesh Vara Shailesh Vara Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people in each police force basic command unit area were (a) added to and (b) on the National Sex Offenders Register in each year since its inception.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

The following table provides the number of registered sex offenders in each police force basic command unit for the years 2005-06 and 2006-07, before when these data were not broken down by basic command unit area. This information is published in local multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) annual reports, which are available in the House Libraries and at:

http://www.probation.justice.gov.uk/output/page30.asp.

The number of registered sex offenders in each police force basic command unit was not collated in previous years.

RSOs
Area BCU Name 2005-06 2006-07
Avon and Somerset Bristol 271 270
Avon and Somerset South Gloucestershire 78 84
Avon and Somerset Bath and North East Somerset 72 72
Avon and Somerset Somerset East 115 130
Avon and Somerset Somerset West 163 158
Avon and Somerset North Somerset 88 95
Bedfordshire North Beds and Central 262 232
Bedfordshire Luton 132 91
Cambridgeshire Northern 153 172
Cambridgeshire Central 123 122
Cambridgeshire Southern 111 113
Cheshire Western 154 174
Cheshire Northern 198 212
Cheshire Eastern 185 191
County Durham North 163 180
County Durham South 164 168
Cumbria North 100 108
Cumbria South 82 78
Cumbria West 78 94
Derbyshire A Division 119 114
Derbyshire B Division 58 62
Derbyshire C Division 190 175
Derbyshire D Division 261 258
Devon and Cornwall Cornwall and Isles of Scilly 306 332
Devon and Cornwall Plymouth 182 198
Devon and Cornwall North and East Devon 196 188
Devon and Cornwall South and West Devon 194 202
Devon and Cornwall HQ Public Protection Unit 1 0
Dorset Poole 122 63
Dorset Eastern 59 80
Dorset Western 69 128
Dorset Bournemouth 147 144
Dyfed-Powys Carmarthenshire 99 95
Dyfed-Powys Ceredigion 43 40
Dyfed-Powys Pembrokeshire 73 76
Dyfed-Powys Powys 93 88
Essex South Western 183 161
Essex South Eastern 157 156
Essex Eastern 168 145
Essex Western 110 107
Essex Central 184 166
Gloucestershire Cheltenham and Tewkesbury 106 104
Gloucestershire Stroud and Cotswolds 70 76
Gloucestershire Gloucester and Forest 135 131
Greater Manchester North Manchester 149 148
Greater Manchester Metropolitan 167 165
Greater Manchester South Manchester 115 121
Greater Manchester Salford 158 158
Greater Manchester Tameside 104 113
Greater Manchester Stockport 139 141
Greater Manchester Bolton 155 171
Greater Manchester Wigan 154 162
Greater Manchester Trafford 95 91
Greater Manchester Bury 129 145
Greater Manchester Rochdale 133 149
Greater Manchester Oldham 145 158
Gwent A Division (Newport) 120 128
Gwent B Division (Monmouthshire and Torfaen) 109 116
Gwent C Division (Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly) 162 178
Hampshire Central OUC 289 n/a
Hampshire Isle of Wight OUC 83 n/a
Hampshire North and East OUC 170 n/a
Hampshire Portsmouth OUC 219 n/a
Hampshire Southampton OUC 188 n/a
Hampshire Western OUC 169 n/a
Hertfordshire East and North Herts 119 165
Hertfordshire Central Herts 116 118
Hertfordshire Watford and Three Rivers 162 117
Humberside Hull 260 266
Humberside Grimsby 135
Humberside Scunthorpe 150 131
Humberside East Riding of Yorkshire 170 142
Kent North Kent 112 92
Kent West Kent 95 135
Kent Maidstone 115 188
Kent Medway 175 186
Kent Swale 68 n/a
Kent Canterbury 73 n/a
Kent Thanet 119 n/a
Kent South East Kent 113 191
Kent Weald 71 135
Lancashire Western 198 224
Lancashire Northern 167 179
Lancashire Southern 135 148
Lancashire Central 75 75
Lancashire Eastern 236 231
Lancashire Pennine 130 141
Leicestershire North 117 147
Leicestershire East 122 125
Leicestershire West 161 0
Leicestershire Central 131 262
Lincolnshire East 118 126
Lincolnshire South 108 109
Lincolnshire West 175 189
London Barking and Dagenham 70 84
London Barnet 79 82
London Bexley 57 78
London Brent 132 108
London Bromley 128 106
London Camden 73 92
London Croydon 142 150
London Ealing 145 130
London Enfield 98 98
London Greenwich 115 101
London Hackney 106 129
London Hammersmith and Fulham 52 53
London Haringey 102 122
London Harrow 64 68
London Havering 49 65
London Hillingdon 78 95
London Hounslow 71 82
London Islington 92 97
London Kensington and Chelsea 77 72
London Kingston 40 51
London Lambeth 184 167
London Lewisham 164 174
London Merton 77 63
London Newham 117 115
London Redbridge 76 88
London Richmond 60 62
London Southwark 150 170
London Sutton 57 53
London Tower Hamlets 81 84
London Waltham Forest 165 122
London Wandsworth 126 103
London Westminster 83 82
London City of London 3 5
Merseyside Liverpool North 234 232
Merseyside Liverpool South 239 267
Merseyside Sefton 167 160
Merseyside Wirral 65 67
Merseyside St Helens 95 92
Merseyside Knowsley 145 141
Norfolk Eastern 165 184
Norfolk Central 222 234
Norfolk Western 115 128
North Wales Eastern 158 165
North Wales Western 104 98
North Wales Central 133 142
North Yorkshire Central 140 157
North Yorkshire Western 83 89
North Yorkshire Eastern 115 113
Northamptonshire North 137 124
Northamptonshire West 207 231
Northumbria Newcastle 163 239
Northumbria Sunderland 63 172
Northumbria Northumberland 125 137
Northumbria South Tyneside 127 61
Northumbria North Tyneside 284 125
Northumbria Gateshead 136 136
Nottinghamshire A Division (Mansfield and Ashfield) 150 166
Nottinghamshire B Division (Bassetlaw, Newark and Sherwood) 108 114
Nottinghamshire C Division (Nottingham City) 327 341
Nottinghamshire D Division (South Notts Including Rushcliffe, Gedling and Broxtowe Boroughs) 127 126
South Wales A Division (Rhondda Cynon Taff / Merthyr Tydfil) 149 136
South Wales C Division (Cardiff) 211 232
South Wales E Division (Vale of Glamorgan) 72 69
South Wales F Division (Bridgend) 61 60
South Wales G Division (Neath Port Talbot) 60 67
South Wales H Division (Swansea) 127 131
South Yorkshire Barnsley 12 118
South Yorkshire Doncaster 233 242
South Yorkshire Rotherham 157 162
South Yorkshire Sheffield One 91 96
South Yorkshire Sheffield Two 194 212
South Yorkshire PPU 4 0
Staffordshire North Staffs 106 113
Staffordshire Chase 165 176
Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent 214 242
Staffordshire Trent Valley 142 145
Suffolk West 106 102
Suffolk Southern 172 185
Suffolk Surrey Eastern 115 126
Surrey A Division (North Surrey) 79 93
Surrey B Division (East Surrey) 108 109
Surrey C Division (West Surrey) 118 129
Surrey D Division (North West Surrey) 85 95
Sussex West Downs 226 233
Sussex North Downs 145 138
Sussex East Sussex 278 273
Sussex Brighton and Hove 155 145
Sussex Gatwick 0 0
Teesside Hartlepool 41 42
Teesside Stockton 106 115
Teesside Middlesbrough 124 119
Teesside Redcar and Cleveland 83 81
Thames Valley Oxfordshire 306 323
Thames Valley West Berkshire 224 227
Thames Valley East Berkshire 141 152
Thames Valley Milton Keynes 129 130
Thames Valley Buckinghamshire 136 150
Warwickshire North 132 148
Warwickshire South 100 111
West Mercia South Worcs 174 193
West Mercia North Worcs 145 142
West Mercia Hereford 106 106
West Mercia Telford 95 99
West Mercia Shropshire 112 109
West Midlands Birmingham D1 134 119
West Midlands Birmingham D2 93 88
West Midlands Birmingham D3 117 127
West Midlands Birmingham E1 125 117
West Midlands Birmingham E2 76 78
West Midlands Birmingham E3 91 83
West Midlands Birmingham F1 37 40
West Midlands Birmingham F2 100 79
West Midlands Birmingham F3 86 61
West Midlands Wolverhampton G1 88 78
West Midlands Wolverhampton G2 131 128
West Midlands Walsall H1 78 79
West Midlands Walsall H2 78 80
West Midlands Dudley J1 86 95
West Midlands Dudley J2 87 84
West Midlands Sandwell K1 109 99
West Midlands Sandwell K2 91 117
West Midlands Solihull L 103 104
West Midlands Coventry M1 77 72
West Midlands Coventry M2 73 62
West Midlands Coventry M3 65 60
West Yorkshire Pudsey and Weetwood 204 200
West Yorkshire Chapeltown 81 160
West Yorkshire Kilingbeck 88 n/a
West Yorkshire City and Holbeck 139 152
West Yorkshire Wakefield and Pontefract 207 204
West Yorkshire Kirklees 272 277
West Yorkshire Calderdale 118 119
West Yorkshire Bradford South 96 89
West Yorkshire Bradford North 94 107
West Yorkshire Keighley 74 79
Wiltshire A Division (Kennet and Salisbury) 76 84
Wiltshire B Division (North and West Wiltshire) 126 137
Wiltshire C Division (Swindon Borough) 114 135

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