Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 133 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWCA Crim 1971
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Davis LJ, Treacy J and Judge Morris QC

Judgment Dates: 14 August 2012


Sentence - Custodial sentence-Appeal against sentence - Defendant pleading guilty to burglary and driving-related offences - Four-and-a-half year sentence imposed - Defendant appealing - Whether sufficient credit given for guilty pleas - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Sentence Custodial sentence-Appeal against sentence. Where the appellant had been sentenced to a total of four-and-a-half years' imprisonment for burglary and other driving-related offences, the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in allowing the defendant's appeal, held, inter alia, insufficient credit had been given to the guilty pleas for the driving-related offences.

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