HC Deb 28 November 1983 vol 49 cc388-9W
Mr. Peter Robinson

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the average sentence imposed in Northern Ireland for rape each year since 1980 to the latest available date.

Mr. Scott

The average sentence imposed for rape in Northern Ireland in each year since 1980 is as follows:

Year Average Sentence months
1980 67
1981 67
1982 69