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Sentencing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 280398, tabled on 22 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the (a) average length of sentence for and (b) the number of people convicted of (i) violence against the person, (ii) sexual offences, (iii) robbery, (iv) theft offences, (v) criminal damage and arson, (vi) drug offences, (vii) possession of weapons and (viii) public order offences for offenders for which this was their (A) first, (B) second, (C) third, (D) fourth, (E) fifth, (F) sixth, (G) seventh and (H) eighth or more conviction for that type of offence in each of the last five years; and what estimate he has made of the proportion of those offenders who were not given an immediate custodial sentence.

Answered on

31 July 2019

The requested information cannot be obtained without incurring disproportionate cost.

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