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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-13428: Jamie Greene (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 14 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many alcohol-related crimes on trains the festive period have been recorded in each year since 2006-07, and what action it is taking to reduce such crime.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 12 January 2018

Year

Number recorded

2006-07

16

2007-08

6

2008-09

13

2009-10

9

2010-11

7

2011-12

9

2012-13

19

2013-14

10

2014-15

19

2015-16

17

2016-17

5

The figures are defined as follows:

Niche Occurrences (all crimes/offences) recorded on D Division, committed between 1 Dec and 2 Jan for each year

Counts occurrences either flagged as Alcohol-related and/or alcohol-specific offences

Counts only occurrences where premises are described as “On-Train”