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The Sentencing Council has published a business plan setting out its aims and objectives for 2017/18. These aims and objectives Read More

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In response to the Law Commission’s proposals to simplify the law relating to sentencing, Sentencing Council chairman Lord Justice Treacy Read More

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Reports of assaults and robberies involving the use of acid or other corrosive substances have increased in profile recently, with Read More

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The Council has published an assessment of its burglary sentencing guideline which came into force in January 2012. It follows Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has announced a consultation on its proposals for how offenders convicted of manslaughter should be sentenced Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing manslaughter. Find out more about the consultation Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has published proposed new guidelines for sentencing offenders guilty of child cruelty.  The guidelines cover three Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a consultation on its proposed guidelines on sentencing child cruelty. Find out more about the Read More

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The revised guidelines on sentencing children and young people and reduction in sentence for a guilty plea have come into Read More

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The revised guidelines in the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines have come into effect today (24 April 2017). The online Magistrates’ Read More