Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: sentencing reform

We need to make sure that sentences are more effective at punishing offenders and repairing the harm caused to victims.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 9 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Added content and a link about Offender Rehabilitation Bill.
  3. Amended the Bills and Legislation section to reflect that the Crime and Courts Bill had received Royal Assent.
  4. First published.