Scottish Sentencing Council



New sentencing guidelines approved by High Court

The High Court of Justiciary has approved a new sentencing guideline developed by the Scottish Sentencing Council aimed at increasing public knowledge and understanding of the sentencing process in Scotland.

Published 20 July 2021

Sheriff Iain Fleming appointed to Scottish Sentencing Council

The Lord Justice General, Lord Carloway has appointed Sheriff Iain Fleming of the sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin to become the new sheriff member on the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Published 21 May 2021

DCC Will Kerr and Dr Hannah Graham appointed to Scottish Sentencing Council

Two new members have been appointed to fill vacant positions on the Scottish Sentencing Council.

Published 16 December 2019

Sentencing guideline ‘benefit to public’, says Faculty

A draft guideline on sentencing has been hailed by the Faculty of Advocates as “concise and easy to understand” and a benefit to the public.

Published 6 September 2019