15 July 2021
Official statistics pre-announcement: Investigating the Sentencing Council’s impact in three key areas
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)