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The Sentencing Council has published a public consultation on its proposals to introduce a new guideline for the sentencing of Read More

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The Sentencing Council has responded to the Home Office’s consultation on anti-social behaviour. The Council’s response comprises its views on Read More

Publication  —  Minutes  — 

Minutes of the Sentencing Council meeting held on 8 April 2011.

Press releases  — 

Today, the Sentencing Council is launching a three-month public consultation on its proposals to introduce a new guideline for judges Read More

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

A bulletin explaining current sentencing practice for drug offences describing the context in which the consultation proposals were made.

Publication  —  Equality impact assessment  — 

An equality impact assessment for the draft guideline on drug offences.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

This document describes the key features emerging from case study interviews carried out by the Office of the Sentencing Council with a small number of women currently imprisoned for unlawful importation of drugs (many acting as drug 'mules').

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper for a legal professional audience on the sentencing of drug offences. Closed on 20 June 2011.

Publication  —  Research report  — 

Qualitative research into public attitudes to sentencing for drug offences was conducted on behalf of the Sentencing Council for England and Wales by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research.

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The Sentencing Council launched a 12 week consultation proposing changes to the guidelines that judges and magistrates use to sentence Read More