Members of the public
Welcome to the Sentencing Council website pages for the public. Whether you are a teacher or student, someone who’s been involved in the criminal justice system or just an interested individual, we hope you find these pages useful.
We have selected the pages here which we think you will find most useful so you can go straight to them rather than searching the whole site.
- Sentencing basics
- Information for victims
- Frequently asked questions
- Our work
- How sentences are worked out
- Sentencing Guidelines for use in Magistrates’ Courts
- Sentencing Guidelines for use in the Crown Court
- Press releases
If you have any feedback about the helpfulness of this page, or would like to suggest ideas for other content that might appear here, please email us.