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

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

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

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A new judicial member has been appointed to the Sentencing Council by the Lord Chief Justice, with the agreement of Read More

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

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

Minor revisions and corrections log: 20 August 2019 Sentencing Council policy on making changes to digital guidelines The Sentencing Council Read more

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We have published a report of research carried out to help the Council better understand public attitudes towards, and understanding Read More

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The Sentencing Council has a statutory duty to have regard to the need to promote public confidence in the system when developing the sentencing guidelines and monitoring their impact. To achieve this, the Council must have an understanding of the public’s attitude to, and knowledge of, sentencing and the criminal justice system.

Judges and magistrates across England and Wales will have access to expanded explanations embedded in offence specific guidelines. The expanded Read More