PRT briefing on the Sentencing Bill
We have prepared a briefing to assist MPs for the upcoming second reading debate on the Sentencing Bill in the House of Commons on 6 December.
This briefing focuses on the following provisions within the bill:
- Mandatory life sentences: whole life orders (clause 1)
- Sexual offences attracting special custodial sentence for offenders of particular concern; and removal of early release for certain sex offenders (clauses 2–5 and clause 7)
- Duty to impose suspended sentence order for sentences of 12 months or less (clause 6)
- Extension of home detention curfew (clause 8)
You can download a copy of the briefing below.