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Airport Luggage Thefts

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) what estimate he has made of the number of luggage thefts at Manchester airport in each of the last five years; (114048)

(2) what recent steps he has taken to prevent theft at airports;

(3) what steps his Department has taken to co-ordinate work with police forces in order to reduce theft at airports;

(4) what recent steps he has taken to reduce incidents of luggage theft at Manchester Airport.

The prevention of theft at airports is a matter for the airport operator. Theft, regardless of where it takes place, is a criminal matter for the police to pursue.