§ Mr. Raison
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what evidence he has of the incidence and types of crime committed at motorway service areas.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
No statistics are available of criminal offences committed at motorway service areas. The Department has not received any recent complaints272W about such offences. It would be for local police forces to respond to inquiries about offences at individual service areas. Police posts exist at most of them.