§ Ms Janet Anderson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the average sentence handed down for trafficking in class B drugs to(a) men and (b) women. 
§ Mr. Maclean
The information is given in the table.667W
Average sentence length given for persons sentence to immediate custody for offences of trafficking in class B drugs by sex, type of court and type of offence, 1994 England and Wales Average sentence lengths (months) Type of offence Sex Magistrates' courts Crown court Offences in relation to the unlawful importation of a drug controlled under the M 3.1 51.2 Misuse of Drugs Act 19712 F — 55.8 Offences in relation to the unlawful exportation of a drug controlled under the M — 49.2 Misuse of Drugs Act 19712 F — 26.4 1 Excludes production of cannabis (growth of plant). 2 Class of drug not separately specified.