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Theft: Hampshire

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) vehicle thefts and (b) domestic burglaries there were in (i) Southampton, (ii) Test Valley Borough and (iii) the ceremonial county of Hampshire in each of the last five years. (243915)

The available information is given in the following tables and relates to the Southampton and Test Valley Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership (CDRP) areas and the Hampshire police force area.

Table 1: Offences of theft of a vehicle recorded by the police. 2003-04 to 2007-08

Number of offences

Offence

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Southampton CDRP

1,433

1,176

1,024

1,039

810

Test Valley CDRP

213

160

174

217

171

Hampshire

5,822

4,871

4,394

4,726

4,060

Table 2: Offences of domestic burglary recorded by the police. 2003-04 to 2007-08

Number of offences

Offence

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Southampton CDRP

1,324

829

988

860

998

Test Valley CDRP

311

241

299

256

279

Hampshire

7,030

5,415

5,810

5,451

5,300