Burglary: Sentencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th July 2019.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average sentence length was for an offender convicted for domestic burglary for offenders for which this was their (a) first, (b) second, (c) third, (d) fourth, (e) fifth, (f) sixth, (g) seventh or (h) eighth or more conviction for that offence in each of the last five years.

Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of people sentenced for domestic burglary for (a) the third time, (b) more than three times received (i) an immediate custodial sentence of up to three years, (ii) an immediate a custodial sentence of more than three years and (iii) a non-custodial sentence in each year since 1993.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The information requested is provided in the tables attached with this answer. These tables include data on:

  • The average custodial sentence length for offenders sentenced for domestic burglary, broken down by the order of sentence occasion, covering the period 2014 – 2018.
  • The proportion of offenders sentenced for domestic burglary for the third time, broken down by sentence type and sentence length, covering the period 2000 – 2018.
  • The proportion of offenders sentenced for domestic burglary for more than the third time, broken down by sentence type and sentence length, covering the period 2000 – 2018.

This data is not regularly published or held in an easily accessible format. The information supplied has been sourced from a number of complicated queries of the Police National Computer.

Table (Excel SpreadSheet, 16.76 KB)

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