Latest from the Sentencing Council
The Council's business plan 2022/23 and meeting our strategic objectives
Consultation for sentencing guidelines for underage sale of knives published
Draft sentencing guidelines for underage sale of knives published
Publication of the sale of knives etc to persons under 18 statistical bulletin
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.