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A new domestic abuse sentencing guideline has been published today (22 February), giving courts up to date guidance that emphasises Read More

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Explanatory guidance for sentencing offences of sexual exploitation under section 2 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 has now been Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published its seventh annual report outlining activities from April 2016 to March 2017. The report sets Read More

The Sentencing Council is looking for two exceptional applicants with knowledge or understanding of the Criminal Justice sector either through Read More

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Today, the Sentencing Council has published its proposals for how those convicted of terrorism offences in England and Wales should Read More

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

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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