Another huge crime rise in Oldham with 6,922 acts of violence committed in a single year and 2,622 burglaries

Non-residential burglary in Oldham grows by 49% in the year to December 2018, residential burglary by 33%, possession of weapons by 31% and stalking by 29%.

Crime in Oldham rolling year to December 31 2018

Labour Oldham’s place based integration teams are clearly failing to get a handle on crime in Oldham, it’s more tokenism with little perceivable benefit but there is always the possibility of awards further down the line which is always a goal for our Labour administration.