§ Mr. Willetts
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the(a) average sentence for people imprisoned for Housing Benefit fraud and (b) average length of time served by people imprisoned for Housing Benefit fraud was in each of the last five years. 
§ Mr. Charles Clarke
The information requested is not available centrally.
The offences of Housing Benefit fraud and Council Tax Benefit fraud are not separately identified on the Home Office's Court Proceedings Database.