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Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A consultation paper on the sentencing of drug offences. Closes 15 September 2020.

Press releases  — 

Proposed revised sentencing guidelines for seven assault offences, including common assault and attempted murder, and a new guideline for assault Read More

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the consultation stage of the draft revised Drugs guideline.

News  — 

The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, detailing recent sentencing trends for assault offences. This is Read More

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

A bulletin explaining current sentencing practice for assault offences to accompany the consultation.

Publication  —  Minutes  — 

Minutes of the Sentencing Council meeting on 3 April 2020.

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The Sentencing Council has published an assessment of the impact and implementation of the 2017 update to the Magistrates’ Court Read More

Publication  —  Guideline assessment  — 

Assessment of the impact and implementation of the 2017 update to the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines.

News  — 

The Sentencing Council has launched a public consultation to determine its future direction, balancing its priorities against limited resources. The Read More

Start  Finish 10 March 2020 Extended to 9 September 2020 This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sentencing Council Read More