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Question for Attorney General

UIN 906822, tabled on 24 October 2016

To ask the Attorney General, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the unduly lenient sentence scheme.

Answered on

27 October 2016

The number of sentences considered by my office has increased by over 108% since 2010 from 342 to 713 requests in 2015.

Of those, 136 were referred by my office to the Court of Appeal as potentially unduly lenient, with the Court agreeing to increase the original sentence for 102 offenders.

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Attorney General
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