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Publication  —  Definitive guideline  — 

This guideline applies regardless of the date of the offence to all individual offenders aged 18 and older and to organisations in cases where the first hearing is on or after 1 June 2017. The guideline applies equally in magistrates’ courts and the Crown Court.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A summary of the responses received to the consultation paper on reduction in sentence for a guilty plea.

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the definitive reduction in sentence for a guilty plea guideline.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

Research to support the development of the reduction in sentence for a guilty plea guideline.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper on the reduction in sentence for a guilty plea. Closes 5 May 2016.

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the consultation stage of the draft reduction in sentence for a guilty plea guideline.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

Research into public attitudes to guilty plea sentence reductions was conducted on behalf of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales by Ipsos MORI.

Publication  —  Definitive guideline  — 

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales that provides guidance to sentencers on the reduction in sentence for a guilty plea, for cases where the first hearing was before 1st June 2017.