Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 344 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2007] EWCA Crim 1782
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Latham LJ, Pitchers and Royce JJ

Representation Kim Whittlestone (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 June 2007


Sentence - Imprisonment - Period of imprisonment - Robbery - Guilty plea - Defendant ordered to serve two years' imprisonment consecutive to unexpired portion of previous sentence - Judge specifying release date - Whether judge specifying correct date.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. In the instant case, the judge had failed to correctly calculate how the defendant's unexpired portion of his previous sentence should have been served in addition to the two years that he had imposed for the instant offence of robbery; accordingly, the correct release date was determined.

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