Burglary offences: Assessment of guideline

The Sentencing Council has published its assessments of the impact of its burglary guideline on sentencing trends, under its statutory duty to monitor the operation and effect of its sentencing guidelines and to draw conclusions from this information.

The assessments reflect the Council’s approach of seeking to improve its work through consultation and evaluation.

The initial assessment covered trends in sentencing practice following the introduction of the guideline.

Burglary offences initial guideline assessment

The further assessment looked at potential reasons for the trends seen in the initial assessment.

Burglary offences further guideline assessment