Activity to date

2016/2017

April 2016 01/04/2016 Robbery definitive guideline comes into force
May 2016

12/05/2016

19/05/2016

Sentencing of youths consultation published

Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines consultation published

July 2016 01/07/2016 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline comes into force
August 2016

03/08/2016

11/08/2016

Sentencing of youths consultation closes

Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines consultation closes

October 2016

06/10/2016

25/10/2016

25/10/2016

Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline consultation opens

Imposition of community & custodial sentences guideline published

Breach guideline consultation opens

November 2016 03/11/2016

Sixth Annual Report

January 2017

06/01/2017

24/01/2017

25/01/2017

Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline consultation closes

New Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines published

Breach guideline consultation closes

February 2017 01/02/2017 Imposition of community & custodial sentences guideline comes into force
March 2017

07/03/2017

07/03/2017

30/03/2017

Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea guideline published

Sentencing children and young people guideline published

Intimidatory offences and domestic abuse consultation opens

2015/2016

June 2015

09/06/2015

19/06/2015

Dangerous dog offences consultation closes

Allocation consultation opens

July 2015 31/07/2015 Allocation consultation closes
October 2015

06/10/2015

22/10/2015

Theft offences definitive guideline published

Fifth Annual Report

November 2015 03/11/2015 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences definitive guideline published
December 2015 10/12/2015 Allocation guideline published
January 2016

14/01/2016

28/01/2016

Imposition of community & custodial sentences consultation published

Robbery definitive guideline published

February 2016

11/02/2016

25/02/2016

Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea consultation published

Imposition of community & custodial sentences consultation closes

March 2016 17/03/2016 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline published

2014/2015

April 2014

01/04/2014

03/04/2014

Sexual offences definitive guideline comes into force

Theft offences consultation opens

May 2014 23/05/2014 Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences guideline published
June 2014 26/06/2014 Theft offences consultation closes
July 2014 01/07/2014 Environmental offences definitive guideline comes into force
October 2014

01/10/2014

21/10/2014

21/10/2014

Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences definitive guideline comes into force

Robbery consultation opens

Fourth Annual Report

November 2014 13/11/2014 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences consultation opens
January 2015 23/01/2015 Robbery consultation closes
February 2015 18/02/2015 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences consultation closes
March 2015 17/03/2015 Dangerous dog offences consultation opens

 2013/2014

 June 2013

06/06/2013

27/06/2013

Environmental offences consultation closes

Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences consultation opens

 July 2013 11/07/2013 Third Annual Report
 December 2013 12/12/2013 Sexual offences definitive guideline published
 January 2014 31/01/2014 Corporate fraud definitive guideline published
 February 2014 26/02/2014 Environmental offences definitive guideline published

2012/2013

May 2012 15/05/2012 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline published
June 2012 11/06/2012 Allocation, Offences Taken into Consideration and Totality guideline comes into force
July 2012 10/07/2012 Second Annual Report
August 2012 20/08/2012 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline comes into force
October 2012 01/10/2012 Update to Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines published
December 2012 06/12/2012 Sexual offences consultation opens

2011/2012

May 2011 12/05/2011 Burglary offences consultation opens
June 2011

13/06/2011

20/06/2011

23/06/2011

Assault guideline comes into force

Drug offences consultation closes

Justice Select Committee

August 2011 04/08/2011 Burglary offences consultation closes
September 2011 15/09/2011 Allocation, Offences Taken into Consideration and Totality consultation opens
October 2011

13/10/2011

18/10/2011

Burglary offences definitive guideline published

First Annual Report

December 2011

08/12/2011

13/12/2011

15/12/2011

Allocation, Offences Taken into Consideration and Totality consultation closes

Justice Select Committee

Dangerous dog offences consultation opens

January 2012

12/01/2012

16/01/2012

Drug offences definitive guideline published

Burglary offences definitive guideline published

March 2012

06/03/2012

08/03/2012

Allocation, TICs and Totality definitive guideline

Dangerous dog offences consultation closes

 2010/2011

April 2010 06/04/2010 Sentencing Council comes into being
May 2010 04/05/2010 Crown Court Sentencing Survey pilot begins in four courts
October 2010

01/10/2010

13/10/2010

Crown Court Sentencing Survey begins in all courts

Assault consultation opens

December 2010 14/12/2010 Justice Select Committee
January 2011 05/01/2011 Assault consultation closes
March 2011

16/03/2011

28/03/2011

Definitive guideline on assault published

Drug offences consultation opens