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Research and analysis

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15 July 2021

As part of its tenth anniversary year, the Council undertook to investigate its impact in three key areas, and this involved conducting analytical projects on the following topics:

  • Estimating the changes in sentencing severity and requirements for prison places associated with the Sentencing Council’s guidelines
  • A review of consistency in sentencing, plus analysis investigating the impact of three specific guidelines on consistency of approach to sentencing
  • Attitudes to sentencing guidelines: views from the judiciary

Four reports will be published, summarising the findings from these projects.

Release date: 11 August 2021 (9:30am)