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Question for Home Office

UIN 175994, tabled on 25 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will publish the number of police investigations that have taken place under sections 2(1) and 2(A) of the Suicide Act 1961 from 1 April 2009 to 31 July 2020.

Answered on

13 April 2021

The Home Office routinely publishes number of offences and the investigative outcomes of crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales including for the offence of encouraging or assisting the suicide or attempted suicide of another person. The latest published data is up to September 2020, and the specific crime is recorded under offence code ‘76 Aiding suicide’, and can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-recorded-crime-open-data-tables .

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