§ Mr. Bayley
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the value of NHS property stolen in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Sackville
The reported losses of property, including cash, due to theft, fraud, arson, neglect of duty or gross carelessness are shown in the table.
The figure relates to regional, district and special health authorities and family health services authorities. Figures for national health service trusts are not collected on a comparable basis.
Reported losses to RHA, DHA and FHSA property Year £ thousands 1988–89 2,482 1989–90 2,667 1990–91 3,138 1991–92 4,995 1992–93 2,111
Source: Annual receipts and payments returns of regional, district and special health authorities and family health services authorities.