Response to the Sentencing Council consultation on proposals to provide expanded explanations in existing Sentencing Guidelines

(I am posting this as it may be of use to anyone formulating their own response. Some formatting has been lost from the original so please forgive any odd spacing or numbering!) Introduction I am responding to the expanded explanation found in Appendix A, p.26 M14 ‘M14. Sole or primary carer for dependent relatives This factor is particularly relevant where an offender is on the … Continue reading Response to the Sentencing Council consultation on proposals to provide expanded explanations in existing Sentencing Guidelines

Responding to the Sentencing consultation on sole or primary carer mitigation

The following information and links will assist if you would like to respond to the Sentencing Council’s Consultation on the proposed expanded Guidelines for the mitigating factor ‘sole or primary carer for dependent relatives’, which is of course relevant in cases where the defendant is the mother of dependent children The deadline for responses is the 23rd May 2019 The information about the consultation can … Continue reading Responding to the Sentencing consultation on sole or primary carer mitigation