Arrests: South Yorkshire

Home Office written question – answered on 11th June 2015.

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Photo of Michael Dugher Michael Dugher Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information her Department holds on the number of arrests made in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire in each of the last five years.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The Home Office publishes data on the number of arrests in the South Yorkshire police force area. These data include the total number of arrests, and breakdowns by gender, age, and ethnicity of the person arrested, and the offence type that they were arrested for. These data are all published annually, and the latest data, which cover the year 2013/14, can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/421809/ppp-arrests-2014-tabs.ods

Data for previous years can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/police-powers-and-procedures-england-and-wales

The Home Office does not hold data centrally on the number of arrests made in parliamentary constituencies, or individual towns or cities.

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