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Vehicle Number Plates: Theft

Volume 462: debated on Thursday 28 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the level of number plate theft in the latest period for which figures are available. (144798)

Latest published figures from the 2004-05 British Crime survey show that number plates were stolen in 1.9 per cent. of all thefts from vehicles, and in 5 per cent. of thefts where vehicle external fittings were stolen.