Backbench Business — [Unallotted half day] — Metal Theft

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 8:15 pm on 7th February 2012.

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Photo of Edward Leigh Edward Leigh Chair, Public Accounts Commission 8:15 pm, 7th February 2012

My hon. Friend Andrew Percy mentioned Lincolnshire, where I too have been a victim of metal theft. My whole home was trashed because thieves stole the boiler without turning off the water. Ordinary people are suffering and we demand that the Government take urgent action. People are fed up. There has been too much prevarication for too long.