HC Deb 03 February 1982 vol 17 c132W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will give for 1980 and 1981 the number of persons found guilty and sentenced for the offence of rape; how many had custodial sentences; how many did not receive such sentences; and in the latter cases what were the penalties imposed.

Mr. Mayhew

Information for 1980 is published in table S1.1(A) of volume 1 (Page 12) and table S2.1(A) of volume 2, page 10, of the supplementary tables to "Criminal statistics, England and Wales, 1980", copies of which have been placed in the Library of the House; the figures include some offences other than under section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 1956, including offences of aiding and abetting and attempts.