§ Mr. Baldry
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the recorded annual financial loss, for the last five years for which figures are available, of goods stolen in transit from heavy goods vehicles in the United Kingdom.
§ Mr. Mellor
The information requested is not collected centrally. The available information on the value of property stolen in all offences of theft from vehicles recorded by the police is published annually in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales" — table 2.13 of the volume for 1982—Cmnd. 9048.