Theft: Pets

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 17th May 2019.

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Photo of Gillian Keegan Gillian Keegan Conservative, Chichester

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether he plans to review sentencing guidance for people who commit pet theft.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

It is for the Sentencing Council for England and Wales, which is independent of government, to develop sentencing guidelines and monitor their use.

The Theft guideline and evaluation are available here: https://www.sentencingcouncil.org.uk/publications?s&topic=theft-offences

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