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Government publishes Sentencing White Paper

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Government publishes Sentencing White Paper

Government publishes Sentencing White Paper

Justice Secretary Robert Buckland says the Sentencing White Paper being published today is focused on "making sentencing smarter", with longer prison sentences for serious and violent offenders.

Mr Buckland said the changes would boost public confidence by putting the "punishment of offenders" at "the heart of the penal system".

Report by Connerv.

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