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Blackmail, kidnap and false imprisonment

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30 January 2024

The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, explaining current sentencing practice for kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail. The format of the data tables has been adapted to improve accessibility.

This is in preparation for the launch of the Council’s consultation on the kidnap, false imprisonment and blackmail guidelines, which will be published tomorrow (Wednesday 31 January).