|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 156 (Apr)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Tuckey LJ, Beatson J and the Recorder of Bristol
|Representation||David Owen (instructed by Geoffrey Clapp Solicitors) for the offender.|
|Mark Dennis (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.|
|Judgment Dates:||11 April 2006|
Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Statutory minimum term - Reduction for guilty plea - Reduction under guidelines in transitional arrangements - Whether judge erring in reducing sentence under guidelines - Whether guideline applying to statutory minimum sentence - Sentencing Guidelines Council (New Sentences: ) - (Sentencing) Act 2000, ss 110, 111 - , ss 144, 172.