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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

Publication  —  Guideline assessment  — 

Assessments of the impact of the burglary offences definitive guideline.

View related documents on sentencing of manslaughter here. The consultation on sentencing of manslaughter was published on 4 July 2017 Read More

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper on sentencing manslaughter. Closes 10 October 2017.

Start  Finish 4 July 2017 10 October 2017 Respond to the consultation: Online or Download the pdf. The Sentencing Council Read More

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the consultation stage of the draft manslaughter guideline.

Press releases  — 

Today, the Sentencing Council has announced a consultation on its proposals for how offenders convicted of manslaughter should be sentenced Read More

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

A bulletin explaining current sentencing practice for manslaughter to accompany the consultation.