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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

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The Sentencing Council is looking for an exceptional applicant with current experience of criminal defence practice, preferably in both the Read More

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The sentencing guideline on the sentencing of sexual offences has been updated to take account of legislative changes to sections Read More

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The sentencing guidelines on the sentencing of theft offences and health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of robbery. The new guideline, Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has announced new sentencing guidelines for robbery offences which will help courts to sentence all types Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published its initial assessment of the impact of its burglary guideline on sentencing trends, under its Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on proposed guidelines for the imposition of community and custodial sentences. Find out Read More