This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government
Petition Introduce a mandatory prison sentence for vehicle theft.
Vehicle theft is increasing year upon year. The level of violence thieves are using, is also increasing. Thieves are entering residential homes solely to take vehicle keys. Vulnerable mothers with children are being targeted.
David Jamieson, police and crime commissioner for the West Midlands: "Car thefts have doubled in two years – that’s an epidemic.
"This is making our lives really difficult. It’s sucking up loads of police time...”
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