§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people prosecuted for arson offences were(a) found guilty, (b) placed on probation, (c) fined, (d) made subject to a supervision order, community service order, combination order or curfew order, (e) given a suspended sentence, (f) given a conditional discharge, (g) given an absolute discharge and (h) given a custodial sentence in each year since 1997. 
§ Paul Goggins
The information requested is contained in the table.
Statistics for 2002 will be published in the autumn.
§ Mr. Blunkett
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Member for Paisley, South (Mr. Alexander) on 24 June 2003,Official Report, column 661W.