Sentencing

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16 November 2017.

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Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Solicitor-General 12:00, 16 November 2017

The number of sentences considered by the Attorney General and me has more than doubled since 2010, from 342 to 837 requests last year. We took 190 of those cases to the Court of Appeal in 2016, and the Court agreed to increase the sentences of 141 offenders.