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Today, new sentencing guidelines have been published that will be used in all magistrates courts in England and Wales. Magistrates’ Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council is publishing updated definitive guidance for courts about the process that should be followed when deciding Read More

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The Sentencing Council has announced its proposals for new guidelines covering a number of offences involving knives and other weapons. Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published proposals for revisions to some of the magistrates’ court sentencing guidelines. The revisions will cover Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has published a consultation on sentencing young offenders. Its proposals are in two parts: the overall Read More

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Watch the Chairman of the Sentencing Council, Lord Justice Treacy, introduce the guideline: The Sentencing Council has published new guidelines Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has announced proposals to introduce stricter guidance for courts when they sentence offenders who have admitted Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has announced new sentencing guidelines for robbery offences which will help courts to sentence all types Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched its consultation on a new guideline for the imposition of community and custodial sentences – Read More

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New sentencing guidelines have been published today aiming to ensure a consistent, fair and proportionate approach to sentencing organisations or Read More