In response to the Law Commission’s proposals to simplify the law relating to sentencing, Sentencing Council chairman Lord Justice Treacy Read More
Reports of assaults and robberies involving the use of acid or other corrosive substances have increased in profile recently, with Read More
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.