This briefing has been prepared ahead of a Westminster Hall debate on Thursday 7 March 2019. The debate is sponsored by Ellie Reeves MP.Jump to full report >>
Ellie Reeves MP has secured a Westminster Hall debate on the effectiveness of custodial sentences shorter than 12 months. This pack provides background for the debate. It covers the following:
It also discusses current government policy and provides an overview of recent Parliamentary debate; media comment and other relevant further reading.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0063
Authors: Jacqueline Beard; Maria Lalic; Sue Holland; Georgina Sturge