The Prison Reform Trust has published a briefing on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill as the House of Commons prepares to debate its proposals for the first time on Monday 15 March.

This Bill continues the long legacy of inflationary sentencing proposals in England and Wales begun in the 1990s. Far from being the simplification of sentencing claimed, the Bill adds to the piecemeal and confusing history of sentencing legislation of which the government claims to be so critical.

Click here to download a copy of the briefing.

 

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