26 Apr 2018

Burglaries and violent crime up across England and wales

Home Affairs Correspondent

Knife crime is up. Firearms offences are up. And the number of burglaries have soared. New official statistics show that across England and Wales there’s been a worrying rise in police recorded violence – even though a separate survey says the overall level of crime has remained broadly stable.

Labour have accused the Conservatives of “creating the conditions for crime to thrive”.