Operation Reclaim

MQT on 2008-11-12
Session date: 
November 12, 2008
Question By: 
Joanne McCartney
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Will you please give a Borough breakdown of the number of cars seized during Operation Reclaim?


Answer for Operation Reclaim

Answer for Operation Reclaim

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Operation Reclaim allows MPS officers to seize vehicles which have been driven without insurance in accordance with a licence. The power has so far been rolled out to 16 boroughs. For October 2008 the monthly totals are shown in the table below. In addition, Roads Policing officers (formally traffic police) seized 1559 vehicles in October. Hounslow 92 Hammersmith 63 Ealing 48 Lewisham 66 Hillingdon 63 Waltham Forest 31 Redbridge 70 Brent 82 Barking 22 Islington 62 Wimbledon 30 Hackney 97 Barnet 73 Haringey 82 Lambeth 114 Camden 37