Serious Youth Violence offences

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-06-17
Session date: 
June 17, 2015
Reference: 
2015/1666
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many serious youth violence 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 Serious Youth Violence offences

Answer for Serious Youth Violence offences

Answered By: 
The Mayor

During the general election period (26 March - 08 May 2015 inclusive) there were a total of 789 victims of serious youth violence recorded across the 32 boroughs of London. The attached table gives the total by borough.

Please note that serious youth violence is a count of victims, rather than discrete offences.

Borough

Serious Youth Violence (victims)

Barking & Dagenham

32

Barnet

25

Bexley

13

Brent

34

Bromley

28

Camden

9

Croydon

36

Ealing

27

Enfield

47

Greenwich

35

Hackney

29

Hammersmith & Fulham

10

Haringey

40

Harrow

25

Havering

21

Hillingdon

24

Hounslow

22

Islington

30

Kensington & Chelsea

7

Kingston upon Thames

10

Lambeth

31

Lewisham

26

Merton

19

Newham

34

Redbridge

21

Richmond upon Thames

12

Southwark

31

Sutton

14

Tower Hamlets

38

Waltham Forest

25

Wandsworth

18

Westminster

16

Total MPS

789