HC Deb 11 November 2003 vol 413 c236W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average sentence served for drug-related offences is of existing(a) female and (b) male prisoners. [135655]

Paul Goggins

The average time served for persons discharged from prison in 2002 on completion of determinate sentences for drugs offences was:

  1. (a) 16.8 months for females
  2. (b) 18.6 months for males.

The average time served includes any time spent remanded in custody.

Back to