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This report will contain findings from an assessment of the impact on sentences of the 2017 update to the Magistrates’ Read More

In accordance with section 120 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, the Sentencing Council issues this definitive guideline. It Read More

Publication  —  Minutes  — 

Minutes of the Sentencing Council meeting on 31 January 2020.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper on changes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines and associated explanatory materials. Closed 15 April 2020.

Press releases  — 

Proposals to provide more guidance to courts in England and Wales for sentencing drivers who claim exceptional hardship when facing Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a public consultation on proposed revisions to sentencing guidelines for driving offences disqualifications, breach of Read More

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the consultation stage of the draft changes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines and associated explanatory materials.

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Plans to revise sentencing guidelines for drugs offences in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the Sentencing Read More

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Plans to revise sentencing guidelines for drugs offences in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the Sentencing Read More

Summary of key findings To support the revision of the Sentencing Council’s Drug Offences guidelines, the Council has commissioned analysis Read More