Car Crime

I’m writing to residents in my constituency following concerns raised with me about car crime in the area. This is an issue has been raised many times on the doorstep and therefore I shall be meeting with police to discuss car thefts, articles being stolen from cars and wider crime. In order to communicate the severity of concerns, I would be grateful if constituents could get in touch and tell me about their experiences. As much engagement as possible is needed to make sure this is high on the police agenda.

It is vital we continue to focus on improving the law enforcement response while at the same time steering people away from criminal activity in the first place. Our Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made it a priority to make our streets safer and has just announced 20,000 extra police officers to tackle the scourge of crime on our streets.

If you have been affected by car crime, or any other crime for that matter, please email me at  Alternatively, you can also write to me at Iain Duncan Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

About You

Question 1:

On a scale of 1 – 10 how concerned are you about car crime?

Question 2:

Has your household been a victim of car crime in the past three years? (If yes, please give further details and date)

Question 3:

Are you aware of anybody else in the local area being a victim of car crime in the last three years?

Question 4:

On a scale of 1 – 10 how concerned are you about crime in the area?

Question 5:

Has your household been a victim of any non-car related crime in the past three years? (If yes, please give further details and dates)

Question 6:

Are there any further concerns you would like to raise regarding crime in the local area?

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