Crime: Gambling

Home Office written question – answered on 24th June 2020.

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Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Conservative, North West Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many arrests for acquisitive crimes there have been where the arrested person cited debts from gambling as the reason for that crime in each of the last five years.

Photo of Richard Holden Richard Holden Conservative, North West Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the value was of (a) cash and (b) goods stolen from acquisitive crime where the arrested person cited debts from (i) gambling and (ii) gambling addiction as the reason for their criminal activity in each of the last five years.

Photo of Kit Malthouse Kit Malthouse The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not hold the information requested centrally.

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