Knife crime offences

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-06-17
Session date: 
June 17, 2015
Reference: 
2015/1664
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many knife crime offences were recorded in London during the General Election campaign (26th March - 8th May 2015)?  Please provide a breakdown by borough and include a total figure.

Answer

Answer for Knife crime offences

Answer for Knife crime offences

Answered By: 
The Mayor

During the general election period (26 March - 08 May 2015 inclusive) there were a total of 1,231 knife crime offences recorded across the 32 boroughs of London. The attached table gives the total by borough.

Borough

Number of Offences

Barking & Dagenham

56

Barnet

45

Bexley

16

Brent

53

Bromley

26

Camden

42

Croydon

36

Ealing

48

Enfield

67

Greenwich

34

Hackney

63

Hammersmith & Fulham

20

Haringey

66

Harrow

15

Havering

19

Hillingdon

19

Hounslow

28

Islington

40

Kensington & Chelsea

14

Kingston-upon-Thames

3

Lambeth

55

Lewisham

68

Merton

15

Newham

57

Redbridge

40

Richmond-upon-Thames

5

Southwark

70

Sutton

21

Tower Hamlets

68

Waltham Forest

55

Wandsworth

31

Westminster

36

Total MPS

1,231