What we do

The Attorney General's Office (AGO) provides legal advice and support to the Attorney General and the Solicitor General (the Law Officers) who give legal advice to government. The AGO helps the Law Officers perform other duties in the public interest, such as looking at sentences which may be too low.

AGO is a ministerial department, supported by 4 agencies and public bodies.

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Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Unduly lenient sentence statistics 2014

    • Official Statistics
  2. Unduly lenient sentence statistics 2013

    • Official Statistics

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Our ministers

Our management

Contact AGO

Office address

5 -8 The Sanctuary

Refer a Crown Court Sentence

Nominations of Counsel

Media enquiries - this account is monitored out of hours

Freedom of Information requests

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  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question

Corporate information

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