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Livestock: Theft

Question for Home Office

UIN HL15234, tabled on 11 April 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of livestock theft in England.

Answered on

29 April 2019

According to the 2017 Commercial Victimisation Survey (CVS), 2 per cent of premises in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector premises located in England and Wales had experienced livestock theft in the previous 12 months, a similar level found to that in the 2013 CVS (4 per cent).

Details can be found at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/704366/crime-against-businesses-2017-hosb0718.pdf

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