HC Deb 19 May 2004 vol 421 cc1035-6W
Mr. Evans

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cars were stolen in(a) Lancashire, (b) Yorkshire, (c) Cheshire, (d) Derbyshire and (e) Wales in 2003; and how many were subsequently recovered in each case. [R][172698]

Ms Blears

The available information relates to 2002–03 and is given in the table. Information relating to the recovery of vehicles is no longer collected centrally.

Police force area Theft and unauthorised taking

of motor vehicle

Lancashire 5,585
North Yorkshire 2,642
South Yorkshire 10,241
West Yorkshire 22,867
Cheshire 4,503
Derbyshire 4,062
Wales 17,814