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7 December 2020

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Sentencing Council in April 2020, the Chairman of the Council, Lord Justice Holroyde, published an article looking back on 10 years of the Council and forward to our vision for the future.

The Sentencing Council: Reflections on its 10th anniversary discusses the achievements of the Council and the impact of the sentencing guidelines and covers:

  • a brief history of sentencing guidelines
  • Sentencing Council guidelines
  • drafting guidelines and the work plan
  • going digital
  • our broader duties
  • the Council’s future approach

This article was first published by Thomson Reuters, trading as Sweet & Maxwell, 5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AQ, in The Criminal Law Review as “The Sentencing Council: Reflections on its 10th Anniversary” [2020] Crim. L.R. 378, and is reproduced by agreement with the publishers.