Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 402 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Hooper LJ, Tugendhat J and Sir Douglas Brown

Representation Tony Stanford (assigned by the Registrar for Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 30 November 2005


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Theft - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

On an appeal against sentence following the defendant's guilty plea to eight offences of theft, the court held that, having regard to the applicable sentencing guidelines, the sentence of 30 months' imprisonment was manifestly excessive and would be quashed. A sentence of 18 months' imprisonment would be substituted.

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