Leeds and the West Yorkshire area in general, has one of the highest rates of burglary in the country, and given the significant number of burglaries one offender can commit, the cost saving benefits for addressing a particular type of crime are substantial.
Between 1993 and 2014 the prison population in England and Wales increased by more than 40,000, a 91% rise.
As of May 2017, the prison population in England and Wales was 85,763.
|2017||2018||2019 (Jan – Sep)|
|Currently in Work (Over 6 Months)||52||60||79||18|
|Returned to Custody||12||2||1||3|
|%PPO (Priority Prolific Offenders)||51%||35%||25%||12.5%|
|Convictions Pre TN||1079||996||1208||Pending|
|Conviction Cost* Pre TN||£70.1m||£64.74m||£78.52m||Pending|
|Convictions Post TN||71||18||22||Pending|
|Convictions Cost* Post TN||£4.6m||£1.17m||£1.43m||Pending|
|Re-conviction % after
placing in work
|Reduction in Convictions||93.4%||98.19%||98.18%||Pending|
|No. of people re-convicted
after placing in work
|18 (23.7%)||5 (5.91%)||9 (8.7%)||Pending|