Latest from the Sentencing Council
Theft from a shop or stall – data release
Commissioning research to review any potential for the work of the Sentencing Council to cause disparity in sentencing
Drug offences sentencing guidelines revised as offending changes
New sentencing guidelines for drug offences published
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.