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Sentencing

Question for Attorney General

UIN 150018, tabled on 5 June 2018

To ask the Attorney General, how many sentences referred to the Court of Appeal under the unduly lenient sentence scheme were (a) increased and (b) kept the same in the last 12 months.

Answered on

14 June 2018

In the 12 months from May 2017 to April 2018, of the sentences which were referrred to the Court of Appeal and have been heard, 116 were increased and 39 remained unchanged. 15 have yet to be heard.

Answered by

Attorney General