§ 41. Mr. A. Evans
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of lorries with freight stolen in the Metropolitan Police district during the three years 1960 to 1963, and the number of consequent prosecutions.
§ Mr. Woodhouse
The number of lorries with freight stolen was 1,360 in 1961, 1,675 in 1962 and 1,607 in 1963. Figures for 1960 are not available, and records of prosecutions are not kept separately for this type of offence.