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Theft: Hillingdon

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents of (a) theft and (b) burglary have been reported in (i) Greater London, (ii) the London Borough of Hillingdon and (iii) Uxbridge constituency in each year since 1997. (250771)

The available data relate to recorded offences in the Metropolitan Police Service area and the Hillingdon basic command unit. Data at basic command unit level for theft and burglary are only available from 1999-2000. Data for Uxbridge are not collected centrally.

Table 1: Recorded offences of theft and burglary in the Metropolitan Police Service area and in the Hillingdon basic command unit—2000-01 to 2001-021

Metropolitan Police

Hillingdon

Theft offences2

Burglary offences

Theft offences2

Burglary offences

2000-01

415,148

112,375

10,577

4,085

2001-02

443,523

116,026

10,539

3,643

1 The data in this table are prior to the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard. These figures are not directly comparable with those for later years.

2 Includes offences against vehicles and other theft offences.

Table 2: Recorded offences of theft and burglary in the Metropolitan Police Service area and in the Hillingdon basic command unit—2002-03 to 2007-081

Metropolitan Police

Hillingdon

Theft offences2

Burglary offences

Theft offences2

Burglary offences

2002-03

463,665

113,427

10,794

3,569

2003-04

448,818

105,361

10,725

3,183

2004-05

412,264

101,474

9,883

3,143

2005-06

400,387

103,510

9,687

3,137

2006-07

365,714

96,728

9,983

3,182

2007-08

332,156

93,894

8,621

3,361

1 The data in this table take account of the introduction of the National Crime Recording Standard in April 2002. These figures are not directly comparable with those for earlier years.

2 Includes offences against vehicles and other theft offences.