§ Mr. Wheeler
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many theft cases where the value of the property stolen is less than £500 have been tried before the Crown courts over the most convenient 12-month period; what is the estimated inclusive cost of bringing such cases for trial; and what have been the court disposals for such cases.
§ Mr. Brittan
The information requested is not collected centrally, but I am writing to my hon. Friend.