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House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 8th June 2011.

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Photo of Keith Vaz Keith Vaz Chair, Home Affairs Committee

To ask the hon. Member for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many cases of theft from the parliamentary estate were reported in each year since 2006; and what items were reported stolen.

Photo of John Thurso John Thurso Chair, Finance and Services Committee

The following table details the number of thefts reported and detail of items stolen by year. It should be noted that multiple items may have been stolen in one incident of reported theft.

  Total number of thefts reported Detail of item reported stolen
2006 13 1x sim card
    1x copier paper
    1x lights
    1x shoes
    1x clock
    1x CD rewriter
    1x flowers
    2x laptop
    1x mobile phone
    1x cash
    1x dictaphone
    1x personal property
2007 8 1x wallet
    1x laptop
    1x rug
    1x bottle of whisky
    1x cable drum
    1x purse
    1x doorkeeper’s badge
    2x cash
2008 11 3x cash
    1x camera
    1x candlestick
    1x set of golf clubs
    1x mobile phone
    1x set of chairs
    1x coat
    1x laptop
    1x pedal cycle
2009 15 1x sat-nav
    6x cash
    1x wallet
    1x computer wire
    4x mobile phone
    1x letters
    1x tax disc
2010 19 5x cash
    1x orchid
    1x bag
    2x laptop
    1x camera
    1x purse
    1x MP3 player
    1x computer
    1x microphone
    1x knife
    3x mobile phone
    1x iPod nano
    1x hard drive
2011 40 2x computer
    25x laptop
    1x coat
    2x cash
    1x charm
    1x keys
    1x sat-nav
    1x iPod
    3x mobile phone
    1x watch
    1x camera
    1x iPad
    1x wallet
    1x camcorder

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