Latest from the Sentencing Council
Consultation on new sentencing guideline for importation of firearms offences
New sentencing guideline for unlawful importation of firearms proposed
Publication of firearms importation offences statistical bulletin
Commissioning research: is there potential for the Council's work to cause disparity in sentencing?
The Sentencing Council for England and Wales promotes greater consistency in sentencing, whilst maintaining the independence of the judiciary. The Council produces guidelines on sentencing for the judiciary and criminal justice professionals and aims to increase public understanding of sentencing.