Written Question on Shoplifting: Torfaen

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Date Title Questioner
11 Jun 2018, 3:01 p.m. Shoplifting: Torfaen Nick Thomas-Symonds


To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make an assessment of the level of shop theft in Torfaen compared with the constituency average in the last year.

Answer (Mr Nick Hurd)

The Home Office collects recorded crime data for shoplifting from all police forces in England and Wales. These data are published at country, police force area (PFA), and community service partnership (CSP) level.

For the latest year to December 2017, police recorded crime for shoplifting in the most relevant areas were:

Wales: 20,352

Gwent PFA: 3,994

Torfaen CSP: 692

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