Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 193 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, David Steel and Goldring JJ

Representation Jonathan Walker (instructed by Watson Woodhouse) for O.
  Richard Bloomfield (instructed by Brown Beer & Co) for C.
  Timothy Bubb (instructed by Appleby Hope & Matthews) for B.
  Christopher Hehir (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 24 January 2002


Sentencing - Aggravated burglary - Young offender - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

Sentences of six years' detention in a young offender institution and three years' detention under s91 of the imposed upon young offenders who either pleaded guilty to or were convicted of aggravated burglary were considered, on a reference to the Court of Appeal by the Attorney General, not to be unduly lenient.

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