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Proceeds of Crime Act

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the value has been of items collected under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in each police authority in each of the last three years. (112818)

Information is not available in the form requested. A confiscation order is made by the court for a sum of money to be paid by the defendant. It need not be paid from any particular assets or items. The value of confiscation orders and cash forfeiture orders obtained by each police force in England and Wales in each of the last three years under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and earlier legislation is set out in the Table.

Total value of confiscation orders and cash forfeiture orders obtained by police Forces in England And Wales1

£

Force

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

594,347

1,959,930

1,522,574

Bedfordshire Police

3,392,094

154,828

272,110

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

278,679

2,695,434

21 1 ,225

Cheshire Constabulary

250,263

541,557

828,304

City of London Police

1,200,282

2,211,123

1,535,450

Cleveland Police

19,140

230,220

914,060

Cumbria Constabulary

120,917

1,124,156

368,023

Derbyshire Constabulary

71,140

2,540,453

330,629

Devon and Cornwall Constabulary

192,616

1,182,881

880,765

Dorset Police

147,532

1,050,401

973,179

Durham Constabulary

235,600

477,399

1,010,122

Dyfed-Powys Police

121,750

201,061

459,740

Essex Police

0

192,804

652,297

Gloucestershire Constabulary

930,442

390,469

370,472

Greater Manchester Police

2,798,966

3,453,431

5,310,908

Gwent Police

52,140

442,673

489,843

Hampshire Constabulary

298,447

333,792

860,511

Hertfordshire Constabulary

929,368

440,353

568,276

Humberside Police

826,661

255,656

263,562

Kent Police

1,210,503

1,926,936

1,276,675

Lancashire Constabulary

120,953

3,743,146

4,621,451

Leicestershire Constabulary

1,087,417

891,588

1,121,491

Lincolnshire Police

143,411

307,912

1,498,169

Merseyside Police

1,217,852

2,908,71 1

3,358,387

Metropolitan Police Service

5,950,410

26,426,648

35,028,509

Norfolk Constabulary

89,325

911,868

3,574,093

North Wales Police

89,522

109,758

1,025,456

North Yorkshire Police

0

205,081

413,504

Northamptonshire Police

556,066

1,063,417

748,569

Northumbria Police

691,770

909,645

756,663

Nottinghamshire Police

875,434

1,336,612

477,136

South Wales Police

75,637

400,577

5,167,828

South Yorkshire Police

784,579

1,330,077

1,292,706

Staffordshire Police

373,784

260,405

1,164,691

Suffolk Constabulary

137,649

430,715

666,872

Surrey Police

1,480,550

648,947

790,279

Sussex Police

652,221

1,002,181

2,281,707

Thames Valley Police

1,182,132

750,663

2,264,483

Warwickshire Police

83,116

57,357

254,391

West Mercia Constabulary

1,180,461

999, 467

1 ,304,937

West Midlands Police

819,117

2,053,433

3,568,894

West Yorkshire Police

2,874,164

2,265,457

4,438,068

Wiltshire Constabulary

39,848

482,559

233,976

1 Includes cases involving regional asset recovery teams and assets recovery agency.