Harsher sentencing proposals are likely to increase serious crime

On 16 September, the government announced tougher sentencing measures for serious and violent offenders in the white paper, A smarter Approach to Sentencing, saying it will offer greater protection to the public and time served in custody would better reflect the seriousness of the offence. The proposals are in response to the Conservative‚Äôs manifesto commitment … Continue reading Harsher sentencing proposals are likely to increase serious crime