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The Sentencing Council is looking for a senior police officer to join the Council as a non-Judicial member. Full details, 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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There are increases to the victim surcharge for offences committed on or after 8 April 2016. For more information on Read More

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The guideline on  the sentencing of robbery has come into effect today (1 April 2016). The guideline is available here. Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published a revised guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of dangerous dog offences. The Read More

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Watch the Chairman of the Sentencing Council, Lord Justice Treacy, introduce the guideline: The Sentencing Council has published new guidelines Read More

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Today (1 March 2016) the Chairman of the Sentencing Council, Lord Justice Treacy, updated the Justice Select Committee on the Read More

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The revised allocation guideline has come into effect today (1 March 2016). The guideline is available here.

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guideline for reduction in sentence for a guilty plea. Find Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has announced proposals to introduce stricter guidance for courts when they sentence offenders who have admitted Read More