Confiscation Orders

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in each of the last three years for which figures are available, how many confiscation orders were (1) authorised by the courts, and (2) put into effect; and how much money was recovered.

Photo of Baroness Buscombe Baroness Buscombe Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

The volumes and values of confiscation orders granted and the total value of confiscation orders collected in the last three years is:

Year

Volume of orders granted

Value of orders granted

Total value of confiscation orders collected (all agencies)

2013/14

6,023

£215,839,389

£137,249,237

2014/15

5,907

£244,785,936

£154,139,997

2015/16

5,937

£451,977,460

£175,240,424

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