Sentencing Act 2020 (Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Powers) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 - Motion to Regret

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:30 pm on 16 May 2023.

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Photo of Lord Hacking Lord Hacking Labour 8:30, 16 May 2023

Before the Minister sits down, has he any figures for the occasions when the magistrates do not consider that they have sufficient powers under the current regime and therefore send the accused to the Crown Court for sentencing?