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8 May 2018

On 2 May 2018, Lord Justice Treacy, Chairman of the Sentencing Council, wrote to the Editor of the Times. His letter responded to articles published by the paper relating to the Council’s guideline on Imposition of Community and Custodial Sentences and the Chairman’s message of 3 April to sentencers reminding them of the requirements to follow the guideline.

An edited version of the letter was published in the Times on Saturday 5 May 2018.