Definitive guidelines on sentencing children and young people and reduction in sentence for a guilty plea come into effect
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Miscellaneous amendments to sentencing guidelines – consultation 202207/09/2022 12:15:00
The Council is seeking views on a series of proposed changes to existing guidelines in our second annual miscellaneous amendments consultation.
Publication of child cruelty offences statistical bulletin03/08/2022 11:20:00
The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, explaining current sentencing practice for child cruelty offences.
Terrorism offences sentencing guidelines published27/07/2022 15:25:00
Revised sentencing guidelines for offenders convicted of terrorism offences in England and Wales have been published by the Sentencing Council following consultation.
Publication of terrorism offences data tables27/07/2022 09:15:00
The Sentencing Council has published data tables detailing recent sentencing practice for terrorism offences.
The Council’s business plan 2022/23 and meeting our strategic objectives08/06/2022 10:10:00
We have published our business plan 2022/23 setting out the work the Council will undertake in the coming year to meet our statutory objectives and the objectives we set ourselves in our five-year strategy.
Draft sentencing guidelines for underage sale of knives published01/06/2022 13:20:00
Draft sentencing guidelines for sentencing retailers including large organisations and individual shop owners convicted of selling knives to children in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the Sentencing Council.
Publication of the sale of knives etc to persons under 18 statistical bulletin31/05/2022 13:05:00
The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, explaining current sentencing practice for the offence of sale of knives etc to persons under 18.
Burglary offences: new sentencing guidelines published20/05/2022 14:15:00
Revised sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary offences in England and Wales, which come into effect on 1 July 2022, were published yesterday by the Sentencing Council following consultation.
Child sexual offences sentencing guidelines published17/05/2022 12:10:00
Revised sentencing guidelines that clarify how courts in England and Wales should sentence offenders convicted of arranging or facilitating sexual offences against a child were published today by the Sentencing Council following consultation.