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UK HAS FASTEST GROWING CRIME RATE IN EUROPE

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England and Wales have the fastest rising crime rates in Europe, reports the Independent (p1). ...
England and Wales have the fastest rising crime rates in Europe, reports the Independent (p1).

A report from Brussels due today will show that the last decade has seen crime in England and Wales rise faster than in any other European country and comes in the wake of a Deloitte and Touche report that says a lack of coherence in European laws has allowed fraud to prosper.

Reader in Criminology at Middlesex University Roger Matthews said the large number of domestic burglaries and car crime is responsible for the high level of rising crime in the UK.
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