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Burglary offences sentencing guidelines to be revised09/06/2021 13:25:00
Plans to revise sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary offences in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the Sentencing Council.
New guidelines for sentencing common assault and attempted murder published03/06/2021 09:15:00
Revised sentencing guidelines for assault offences including attempted murder and common assault, and new guidance for assaults on emergency workers have been published by the Sentencing Council, following wide consultation. The guidelines will come into effect on 1 July 2021.
Publication of Assault offences data tables26/05/2021 14:20:00
The Sentencing Council has published data tables detailing recent sentencing trends for assault offences.
Publication of sexual offences statistical bulletin12/05/2021 16:15:00
The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, explaining current sentencing practice for selected sexual offences.
Learning about the sentencing process for assault and criminal damage offences11/03/2021 10:05:00
Majid Bastan-Hagh, Social Researcher, talks about the Council’s data-collection exercise on assault and criminal damage offences that is running in all magistrates’ courts in England and Wales until 7 May 2021.
Theft from a shop or stall – data release16/02/2021 15:25:00
Charlotte Davidson, Senior Statistical Officer, on the data we have published covering this theft offence and why it is such an important step for the Council.
Commissioning Research to Review any Potential for the Work of the Sentencing Council to Cause Disparity in Sentencing04/02/2021 14:05:00
The Sentencing Council is commissioning a research project to review any potential for its work to cause disparity in sentencing.
Drug offences sentencing guidelines revised as offending changes29/01/2021 14:15:00
A comprehensive package of revised sentencing guidelines for drugs offences that reflect a change in the nature of offending and additional offences in relation to psychoactive substances has been published by the Sentencing Council following consultation.