Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 98 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Cresswell and Goldring JJ

Representation Robert Bolton (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 January 2002


Sentencing - Dangerous driving - Young offender - Custodial sentence - Disparity Defendant pleading guilty and giving evidence for prosecution - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of 12 months' detention for an offence of dangerous driving was manifestly excessive in the light of the defendant's mitigation.

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