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Sentencing

Attorney General written question – answered on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson Conservative, Dartford

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.

Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Attorney-General

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.

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