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Proceeds of Crime: Wales

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much the South Wales police authority recovered under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in each year since its introduction. (144310)

The total value of confiscation orders and cash forfeiture orders obtained by South Wales police in each of the last four years under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and earlier legislation is as follows:

£

2003-04

75,637

2004-05

400,577

2005-06

5,167,828

2006-07

2,392,216

These include cases involving Regional Asset Recovery Teams. Confiscation orders are enforced by the magistrates courts.