Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 482 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2217
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Judge LJ, Rafferty J and the Recorder of Liverpool

Representation Vivian Walters (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
  Robert Linford (instructed by Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the offender.
Judgment Dates: 3 October 2002


Sentencing - Unduly lenient sentence - Reference by Attorney General - Supplying a Class A drug - s 36.

The Case

The sentence imposed in the instant case was unduly lenient, however, having examined the circumstances in which the offender had served the sentence originally imposed on him, and given his response to it, the court came to the conclusion that there was no public advantage in returning the offender to prison.

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