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Vagrancy Act 1824: Kent Police

Question for Home Office

UIN 26844, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate she has made of the number of times the Vagrancy Act 1824 has been used by Kent Police since 2015.

Answered on

16 March 2020

The information requested is not centrally available as the Home Office only collects data on police activity in relation to notifiable offences, that is, those indictable or triable-either-way cases that may be heard at a Crown Court. Offences under the Vagrancy Act are not notifiable.

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