§ 82. Mr. Hanley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the most recent figures for thefts of motor vehicles in England and Wales.
§ Mr. John Patten
It is planned to publish 1988 figures for all forces in a Home Office Statistical Bulletin in the week beginning 13 March. Figures for the 12 months ending 30 September 1988 were published in Home Office Statistical Bulletin 36/88 and show that recorded thefts of motor vehicles in England and Wales fell by 6 per cent. compared with the 12 months ending September 1988.