You can reach us at:

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales
The Royal Courts of Justice
East Block, Room EB16
London WC2A 2LL
Telephone: 020 7071 5793

Press office (media only)
Telephone: 020 7071 5792

Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines

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Please note, we cannot give legal advice or comment on individual cases.


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