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By Jill Gramann, Magistrate member of the Sentencing Council and Chair of the Kidderminster Bench from 2011 to 2013. This Read More

Judges and magistrates are sometimes criticised for giving a particular sentence, normally when it is thought to be too short Read More

By Professor Paul Wiles With my tenure as analysis and research advisor due to end shortly, the Sentencing Council is Read More

by Victoria Obudulu, Senior Statistician Our approach to researching and analysing sentencing data will be changing from the end of Read More

Recent trials for sex offences committed between the 1960s and 80s have raised many questions about how those convicted of Read More

Reports about the sentencing of criminals sometimes refer to them as “walking free from court” if they are not sent Read More

You may have noticed that the Sentencing Council website looks a bit different. The reason is that we have moved Read More