Dangerous Driving: Sentencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered at on 1 February 2017.

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Photo of Dan Jarvis Dan Jarvis Labour, Barnsley Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of current sentencing for causing a death by dangerous driving.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

Sentencing in individual cases is a matter for the courts. The government recognise that there are concerns about sentencing for driving offences. That is why on Monday 5 December we launched a consultation on dangerous driving offences and penalties. The consultation closes on 1 February 2017.

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