Knives: Yorkshire and the Humber

Home Office written question – answered on 7th September 2017.

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Photo of Craig Whittaker Craig Whittaker Assistant Whip, Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the reported figures are on knife crime in each of the last five years in (a) Calderdale, (b) Kirklees, (c) Bradford, (d) Leeds and (e) Wakefield.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The information requested is not centrally held by the Home Office. The Home Office collects data on the number of knife offences recorded by the police forces in England and Wales, by police force area only. Data on these offences at the police force area level can be found in the Home Office Knife Crime Open Data Tables, available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-recorded-crime-open-data-tables

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