Response to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill

On 9 March 2021, the Ministry of Justice published the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill which will introduce many of the sentencing reforms proposed in last September’s White Paper, A Smarter Approach to Sentencing.   The central aims of this Bill are to cut crime, build safer communities and restore public confidence in the […]

Response to the Sentencing Council’s assault offences consultation

The Sentencing Academy has submitted a response to the Sentencing Council’s consultation on an updated guideline for assault offences. Assault offences guideline. Our responsees are available here.     View Assault offences guideline here.     Our responses are available here.