HC Deb 16 July 2002 vol 389 c223W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much money was confiscated from convicted criminals in each of the last three years. [68438]

Mr. Bob Ainsworth

The receipts realised in England and Wales from confiscation orders made against convicted criminals in respect of the proceeds of their crimes for the last three years for which figures are available are £16,510,000 in 1998–99, £25,044,000 in 1999–2000, and £19,833,000 in 2000–01. The value of confiscation orders made for those years were £34,947.000, £49,146,000 and £50,031,000 respectively.

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