HC Deb 15 February 2001 vol 363 cc245-6W
Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what reported offences involving violence there were in Waverley in the past three years; and how many of those involved(a) village shops and (b) post offices. [150309]

Mr. Charles Clarke

Totals of violent crimes in Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership areas were not collected centrally prior to September 1999, and are not collected by location of offence. The table gives the number of violent offences recorded in Waverley in the year to September 2000 in the three categories of violent crime. There are no previous comparable year data held

Mr. Charles Clarke

The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis has informed me that the Metropolitan Police Service's charter standard is to attend 80 per cent. of immediate calls within 12 minutes. The percentage of immediate calls which were met within the target time for the Metropolitan police since September 2000 were:

centrally. This information, with that on all other Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships, was published in table 5 of the Home Office Statistical Bulletin 1/01, "Recorded Crime England and Wales October 1999 to September 2000", which is available in the Library.

Waverley crime and disorder reduction partnership
Notifiable offences recorded by the police Number
October 1999 to September 2000
Violence against the person 665
Sexual offences 65
Robbery 23