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Convictions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 15th January 2019.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people have been convicted of (a) ten or more and (b) one hundred or more offences in each of the last five years.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

Number of offenders1 convicted by number of previous convictions, England and Wales2, annually from year ending June 2014

Year ending June

Number of offenders with 10 or more previous convictions

Number of offenders with 100 or more previous convictions

2014

101,320

307

2015

98,298

345

2016

94,125

371

2017

88,610

375

2018

82,860

368

Source: Ministry of Justice extract of the Police National Computer

Notes:

1) Each individual offender is counted only once for each year but may be counted in multiple years.

2) England and Wales includes all 43 police force areas plus the British Transport Police.

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