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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-05more like thismore than 2017-12-05
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Rape: Sentencing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text Whether there are plans to review sentencing guidelines for rape committed by people under 18. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport more like this
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Luke Pollard more like this
star this property uin 902762 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2017-12-05
star this property answer text <p>Sentencing guidelines are not set by the Ministry of Justice. They are set by the independant Sentencing Council.</p><p>I can however confirm, new guidelines on sentencing under 18s for sexual offences came into effect in June.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Esher and Walton more like this
star this property answering member printed Dominic Raab more like this
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less than 2017-12-05T17:32:26.73Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-05T17:32:26.73Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dominic Raab more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Luke Pollard more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-03-21more like thismore than 2017-03-21
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
star this property hansard heading Rape: Sentencing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average length of sentence handed down to a person convicted of rape was in each of the last five years. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Pendle more like this
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Andrew Stephenson more like this
star this property uin 68707 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-03-29more like thismore than 2017-03-29
star this property answer text <p>The average length of custodial sentence for rape, in England and Wales, from 2011 to 2015, can be found in the ‘Criminal Justice Statistics Quarterly: December 2015’ which can be found on Gov.uk.</p><p> </p><p>Rape carries a maximum penalty of a life sentence. Indeterminate sentences such as life sentences are specifically excluded from the average custodial sentence length calculation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2017-03-29T09:58:16.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-03-29T09:58:16.247Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Stephenson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Rape: Sentencing remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many times (a) the CPS or (b) victims have requested that he reconsider court sentences for rape under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 on the grounds of undue leniency since 2009-10; on how many occasions he referred those cases to the Court of Appeal in each of those years; and on how many occasions the Court of Appeal decided (i) that the sentence was unduly lenient and (ii) to increase the sentence in each year in that period. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 8450 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
star this property answer text <p>The records that the Attorney General’s Office holds reveal the following data in relation to rape offences.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Please note that these figures include referrals for sentences passed for rape offences charged under the 1956 Sexual Offences Act (for offences committed prior to the commencement of the 2003 Act but which were not sentenced until 2009 or afterwards) as well as for rape offences charged under the provisions of the Sexual Offences Act 2003. It is of course likely that a high proportion of the referrals received by my office from the CPS will have been submitted with the full support of the victim.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Year</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Referrals to AGO made by Victim </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Referrals to AGO made by CPS</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Referred by AG or SG to CoA</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Considered ULS by the court</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Referrals where sentence increased</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>0</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>9</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>6</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>0</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>18</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>8</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>6</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>0</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>4</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>21</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>11</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>5</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>6</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>15</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>12 (1 of which was subsequently withdrawn)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>11</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>23</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>21 (1 of which was subsequently withdrawn</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>17</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>17</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>5</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>9 (of which 2 await determination)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>7</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T14:57:25.95Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T14:57:25.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this