Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 179 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2007] EWCA Crim 1613
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pill LJ, Dobbs and Lloyd Jones JJ

Representation Philip Bingham (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 June 2007


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Conspiracy to supply a Class A drug - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Imprisonment. In the instant case, a sentence of six years' detention in a young offender institution would be quashed and substituted by a sentence of four years' detention, where the defendant pleaded guilty to two count of conspiracy to supply a Class A drug. The co-accused had pleaded guilty to the same counts and on appeal his sentence was quashed and substituted by a sentence of four years and nine months' detention.

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