Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 349 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 200
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Mackay J and The Recorder of Chester

Representation Martin Sharpe (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2002


Sentencing - Burglary - Defendant asking for substantial number of similar offences to be taken into consideration - Defendant in breach of licence - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A total sentence of eight years' imprisonment imposed upon the defendant who was convicted of burglary and had asked for a substantial number of like offences to be taken into consideration was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A total sentence of six years' imprisonment was substituted.

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