Kenneth Clarke delays announcement of sentencing reforms – The Guardian

Posted May 20th, 2011 in guilty pleas, news, sentencing by tracey

“The justice secretary, Kenneth Clarke, has postponed plans to announce his sentencing reforms, including the controversial move to increase discounts for early guilty pleas, until after the Whitsun break. Clarke had hoped to announce the sentencing package designed to stabilise the record prison population next Tuesday, but that has been delayed for a few weeks while ministers look again at the impact of the controversial proposal.”

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The Guardian, 20th May 2011