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Publication  —  Information  — 

A selection of scenarios intended to familiarise sentencers with the drug offences guideline and its step-by-step approach. These case studies are for illustration only; each individual case must be sentenced according to the factors of that case.

Publication  —  Definitive guideline  — 

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on drug offences.

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A final resource assessment for the definitive drug offences guideline.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

Research into the effects of the draft drug offences guideline on sentencing practice.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A summary of the responses received to the consultation paper on the sentencing of drugs offences.

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

A bulletin explaining current sentencing practice for drug offences describing the context in which the consultation proposals were made.

Publication  —  Equality impact assessment  — 

An equality impact assessment for the draft guideline on drug offences.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

This document describes the key features emerging from case study interviews carried out by the Office of the Sentencing Council with a small number of women currently imprisoned for unlawful importation of drugs (many acting as drug 'mules').

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper for a legal professional audience on the sentencing of drug offences. Closed on 20 June 2011.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

Qualitative research into public attitudes to sentencing for drug offences was conducted on behalf of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research.