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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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Attorney General more like this
answering dept id 88 more like this
answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
hansard heading Sentencing: Appeals more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Attorney General, On how many occasions the Law Officers have referred a criminal sentence to the Court of Appeal for review because it was felt to be unduly lenient in the last 12 months. more like this
tabling member constituency Havant more like this
tabling member printed
Mr Alan Mak more like this
uin 900710 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2015-07-02more like thismore than 2015-07-02
answer text <p>In the year to 31<sup>st </sup>December 2014, the Law Officers personally considered 469 cases and referred 128 offenders to the Court of Appeal under the unduly lenient sentence scheme. Leave was granted by the Court in 95% of cases which included some of the most serious violent and sexual offences, including murder, rape and sexual assault.</p> more like this
answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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answering member
4106
label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
tabling member
4484
label Biography information for Alan Mak more like this