2018-2021 Business plan
The Scottish Sentencing Council's 2018-2021 Business plan has now been published.2018-2021 Business plan
Watch our video about the court case of Jack, who assaulted a nightclub steward, and then decide what sentence you would give - if you were the judge. Our series also includes videos for: victims of crime; offenders & their families; and easy listen & watch.
The potential impact of sentencing guidelines being introduced which have not been properly considered and tested would be considerable, according to the Scottish Sentencing Council, which has stressed the importance of taking an evidence-based approach, involving appropriate levels of research and consultation.
We welcome your views on the Council and its work. If you have any questions or comments about our website or any part of our work programme, please get in touch.
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