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Dangerous Driving

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 64629, tabled on 20 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of reviewing the sentencing guidelines applicable to offences involving deaths caused by driving.

Answered on

27 February 2017

Sentencing guidelines are issued by the independent Sentencing Council for England and Wales.

As the government are actively considering offences and penalties in this area the Council have postponed their review of sentencing guidelines for causing death by driving.