Justice Committee Sentencing Guidelines Page

Justice Committee Sentencing Guidelines

As from 9 May 2007 responsibility for Sentencing Guidelines transferred to the Ministry of Justice.

The Committee formally agreed to monitor the draft Sentencing Guidelines issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council in the same way that the Home Affairs Committee has done up to now.

Session 2008-09

Consultation Guidlines: Fraud (Statutory offences)
Letter from Chairman of Committee to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council 13 May 2009
The Committee took oral evidence on this guideline

Principles of Youth Sentencing
The Committee took oral evidence on the Principles of Youth Sentencing

Session 2007-08

Consultation Guideline: Theft and Burglary (non-dwelling)
Letter from Chairman of Committee to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council 6 June 2008
The Committee took oral evidence on this guideline

Consultation Guideline: Causing death by driving offences
Letters from the Chairman to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council and the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor 13 March 2008
The Committee took oral evidence on this guideline

Consultation Guideline: Revised Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines
Letters from the Chairman to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council 5 February 2008
The Committee took oral evidence on this guideline

Session 2006-07

Draft Sentencing Guidelines: Assaults
Letter from Chairman of Committee to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council 26 October 2007
The Committee took oral evidence on these guidelines

Draft Sentencing Guideline: Failure to Surrender to Bail
Letter from Chairman of Committee to Chairman of Sentencing Guidelines Council 12 July 2007

Situation prior to 9 May 2007