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Tories criticised over crime figures claim

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The Conservatives have been criticised for their use of crime statistics. The party sent out figures to constituencies in England and Wales suggesting big rises in violent crime while Labour have been in power, but the way the figures were compiled changed in 2002.

Home affairs editor Mark Easton outlines the controversy and shadow home secretary Chris Grayling explains his party's use of the figures.

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