Criminal Records

Home Department written question – answered on 14th January 2010.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Shadow Minister (Children)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what his most recent estimate is of the number and proportion of white males who have a criminal record.

Photo of Alan Campbell Alan Campbell Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

holding answer 12 January 2010

The Police National Computer (PNC) is an operational tool and is not designed to produce the information requested. To do so would require software to be designed, produced and tested to interrogate the PNC. This would incur a disproportionate cost.

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Posted on 15 Jan 2010 12:42 pm (Report this annotation)

I am curious as to why Mr Loughton is asking for a break down specifically of white males.