Ben Bradshaw – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Ben Bradshaw on 2015-10-29.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what progress the sentencing council has made on producing guidelines for sentencing serious motoring offences; and if he will make a statement.

Andrew Selous

Driving offences can have devastating consequences for victims and their loved ones, which is why tough sentences are available to the courts. Further information about the driving review will be available in due course.

As a result of this review, the independent Sentencing Council have paused their review of sentencing guidelines.