Backbench Business — [Unallotted half day] — Metal Theft

Part of Opposition Day – in the House of Commons at 9:04 pm on 7th February 2012.

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Photo of Simon Hart Simon Hart Conservative, Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire 9:04 pm, 7th February 2012

Another example, in agricultural areas, is where metal thieves nick gates, which is not only inconvenient, but has the knock-on effect of allowing cattle and horses to get out and cause damage. That costs money, the insurance premiums go up and it all causes massive disturbance.