Publication of child cruelty offences statistical bulletin
The Sentencing Council has published a statistical bulletin and data tables, explaining current sentencing practice for child cruelty offences.
This is in preparation for the launch of the Council’s consultation on revised child cruelty guidelines, which will be published tomorrow (Thursday 4 August).
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Proposed sentencing guidelines for offenders convicted of motoring offences committed while driving vehicles without the owner’s consent, were published for consultation by the independent Sentencing Council today.
Blackmail, kidnap and false imprisonment: proposed sentencing guidelines published31/01/2024 13:15:00
Proposed guidelines for sentencing offenders convicted of blackmail, kidnap or false imprisonment, were published by the independent Sentencing Council today.
Response to the Justice Committee recommendations: Public Opinion and Understanding of Sentencing19/01/2024 10:20:00
The Council has responded to recommendations made by the Justice Committee following the Committee’s inquiry into public opinion and understanding of sentencing.
Sentencing Council consults on revised Imposition of community and custodial sentences guideline29/11/2023 14:20:00
Proposals to revise the Imposition of community and custodial sentences guideline in England and Wales were published for consultation today by the independent Sentencing Council.
Data release on sentencing robbery – factors and outcomes04/10/2023 13:15:00
Today, the Council has published data covering the factors taken into account when sentencing adult offenders for robbery (where this was the principal offence), and details of the sentence imposed. We hope that users will find these data useful in order to conduct their own analysis.
Sentencing guidelines coming into effect on 1 October 202328/09/2023 09:10:00
On 1 October 2023, two new guidelines from the Sentencing Council for sentencing offenders convicted of interfering with the administration of justice will come into effect.
Sentencing Council responds to the Domestic Homicide Sentencing Review07/09/2023 15:15:00
Today the Council has published a response to recommendations arising from the review of sentencing in domestic homicide cases.
Consultation on miscellaneous amendments to sentencing guidelines07/09/2023 14:15:00
The Council’s third annual consultation on miscellaneous amendments to guidelines opens today.