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New non-judicial member of the Sentencing Council

The Lord Chancellor today announced the appointment of Martin Graham as the new non-judicial member of the Sentencing Council.

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The appointment is for an initial term of 3 years from 1 June 2015.

Martin Graham has for several years been the national lead for the Probation Chiefs’ Association and more recently the Probation Institute on Courts and Sentencing issue. He was appointed the first Chief Executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk Community Rehabilitation Company from 1 June 2014. He was also appointed as the first Chief Executive of the Norfolk and Suffolk Probation Trust from 1 April 2010. From 2001 to 2010 he was Chief Probation Officer for Norfolk Probation Area.

The appointment has been conducted in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ Code of Practice on Appointments for Public Bodies. He has not declared any political activity..

Published 27 March 2015