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Driving Offences: Sentencing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 14123, tabled on 29 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress the sentencing council has made on producing guidelines for sentencing serious motoring offences; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

3 November 2015

Driving offences can have devastating consequences for victims and their loved ones, which is why tough sentences are available to the courts. Further information about the driving review will be available in due course.

As a result of this review, the independent Sentencing Council have paused their review of sentencing guidelines.


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