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Submission to the Sentencing Council consultation on miscellaneous amendments to sentencing guidelines

28 November 2023

“We are writing in response to proposed changes in sentencing guidelines. We are responding to three proposed amendments:

1. New factor: Pregnancy and maternity

2. Determination and/or demonstration of steps having been taken to address
addiction or offending behaviour

3. Age and/or lack of maturity”

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