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In response to the Law Commission’s proposals to simplify the law relating to sentencing, Sentencing Council chairman Lord Justice Treacy Read More

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Reports of assaults and robberies involving the use of acid or other corrosive substances have increased in profile recently, with Read More

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The Council has published an assessment of its burglary sentencing guideline which came into force in January 2012. It follows Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing manslaughter. Find out more about the consultation Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing child cruelty. Find out more about the Read More

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The revised guidelines on sentencing children and young people and reduction in sentence for a guilty plea have come into Read More

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The revised guidelines in the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines have come into effect today (24 April 2017). The online Magistrates’ Read More

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New sentencing guidelines for magistrates come into force on 24 April 2017 following their publication earlier this year. One of Read More

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A new judicial member has been appointed to the Sentencing Council by the Lord Chief Justice, with the agreement of Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing intimidatory offences and domestic abuse. Find out Read More