Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 140 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Butterfield J and The Recorder of Liverpool

Representation Edmund Vickers (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the first defendant.
  Christopher Campbell-Clyne (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the second defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Being concerned in supply of a Class B drug - Possession of Class B drug with intent to supply - Disparity - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The first defendant's sentence of two and a half years' imprisonment for an offence of being concerned supplying a Class B drug and the second defendant's sentence of three and a half years' imprisonment for an offence of possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply were manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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