The Council has a dedicated team who undertake research and analysis to support the production and evaluation of guidelines and build on the Council’s expert knowledge and understanding of criminal sentencing in England and Wales.

On these pages you will find information about the research and analysis work we carry out, how we do it and who we involve. Among the resources you will find here are:

  • statistical bulletins, assessments and reports we publish as a result of our research and analysis work,
  • reports we have commissioned to support the Council’s work, and
  • a compendium of criminal justice statistics.

Other resources

These pages also include resources for teachers and anyone else who wants to know more about the Sentencing Council, sentencing and the criminal justice system. Please let us know if you have suggestions for other useful resources we could include.