Quarterly statistical release on high-level trends in court sentencing.
Quarterly trends on indictable offences are presented for magistrates’ courts and the Crown Court for various sub groups based on gender, age and type of disposal.
Proposed changes to this publication form part of the consultation on improvements to Ministry of Justice statistics which closed on 18 February 2011.
Sentencing statistics brief (quarterly) archive
The bulletin is produced and handled by the ministry’s analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice: Secretary of State; Minister for Criminal Justice Strategy; Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice; Permanent Secretary; Special Advisers; Director of Sentencing Policy; Director, Criminal Law, Sentencing & Youth Justice Policy; Director General, Criminal Justice Group; Chief Executive Officer, NOMS; Senior Press Officer, three press officers.