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Publication  —  Research report  — 

A study to examine the sentencing data available in magistrates’ courts to support the future development, monitoring and evaluation of sentencing guidelines.

Publication  —  Minutes  — 

Minutes of the Sentencing Council meeting on 18 November 2016.

Publication  —  Guideline assessment  — 

Assessment of the impact of the environmental offences definitive guideline.

Publication  —  Corporate reports  — 

The Sentencing Council has published its sixth annual report outlining activities from April 2015 to March 2016.

The report details the Council’s work on guidelines covering: dangerous dog offences, allocation, theft, health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food hygiene, robbery, imposition and guilty pleas. It also covers the Council’s ongoing analysis and research into sentencing, as well as the work it does to promote awareness of and confidence in sentencing guidelines.

Publication  —  Definitive guideline  — 

To be used from 1 February 2017. Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on imposition of community & custodial sentences.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A summary of the responses received to the consultation paper on the imposition of community & custodial sentences.

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A final resource assessment for the definitive Imposition of community and custodial sentences guideline.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper on the breach guideline. Closes 25 January 2017.

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

Resource assessments for the consultation stage of the draft breach offences guideline.

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

Data tables showing current sentencing practice to accompany the consultation on breach offences.