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Transparency data: AGO: Special advisers' transparency data April   June 2021

Transparency data: AGO: Special advisers' transparency data April June 2021

Attorney General's Office special advisers' gifts, hospitality and meetings with senior media figures for April - June 2021

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Media Advisory Notice Ė Ali Harbi Ali

Media Advisory Notice Ė Ali Harbi Ali

The Attorney General confirms the position in relation to reporting the first hearing and the hearing held today, in the case of Ali Harbi Ali.

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Transparency data: AGO transparency data   April   June 2021

Transparency data: AGO transparency data April June 2021

Attorney General's Office ministerial gifts, hospitality, meetings, and overseas travel for June to September 2021

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Transparency data: AGO, GLD and HMCPSI: Business Appointment Rules

Transparency data: AGO, GLD and HMCPSI: Business Appointment Rules

Summary of advice given under business appointment rules to former members of AGO, GLD or HMCPSI at SCS1 and SCS2 level and equivalents.

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Oldham man who stabbed partner will spend longer in prison

Oldham man who stabbed partner will spend longer in prison

Stephen John Turnock has had his sentence increased after it was referred to the Court of Appeal by the then Solicitor General.

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Press release: Gloucestershire child sex offender jailed

Press release: Gloucestershire child sex offender jailed

A sex offender will now serve time in prison following a ULS referral

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Speech: Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts 2021: Accountability and the Constitution

Speech: Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts 2021: Accountability and the Constitution

The Attorney General, the Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP delivered a keynote speech to the 2021 Public Law Project Conference.

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Speech: Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts 2021: Accountability and the Constitution

Speech: Judicial Review Trends and Forecasts 2021: Accountability and the Constitution

The Attorney General, the Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP delivered a keynote speech to the 2021 Public Law Project Conference.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Media Advisory Notice   Death of Sir David Amess MP

Media Advisory Notice Death of Sir David Amess MP

Editors, publishers and social media users are reminded of their responsibilities under the Contempt of Court Act 1981 (the Act).

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Media Advisory Notice   Death of Sir David Amess MP

Media Advisory Notice Death of Sir David Amess MP

Editors, publishers and social media users are reminded of their responsibilities under the Contempt of Court Act 1981 (the Act).

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Solicitor General meets students at Warwick University

Solicitor General meets students at Warwick University

The Solicitor General, Alex Chalk QC MP, today met Warwick Universityís Law, Politics and Philosophy (PPL) Society to discuss his role as one of the UKís Law Officers and what the Government is doing to tackle hate crime.

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Guidance: Attorney General's Civil Panel Counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Guidance: Attorney General's Civil Panel Counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Recruitment process, rates of pay, overview of the panel, lists of members and guidance for barristers who work Ďoff panelí.

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Press release: Serial sex offender has sentence increased

Press release: Serial sex offender has sentence increased

A man who sexually assaulted three women has had his sentence increased under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme

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Attorney General visits the Community Security Trustís HQ

Attorney General visits the Community Security Trustís HQ

The Attorney General, the Rt Hon Suella Braverman QC MP, today visited the Community Security Trust (CST) to discuss their work combatting antisemitic hate crime.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Press release: Manchester man handed increased jail sentence for historical sex offences

Press release: Manchester man handed increased jail sentence for historical sex offences

Daniel Dunkerley has had his sentence increased to 7 years imprisonment

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Press release: Manchester man handed increased jail sentence for historical sex offences

Press release: Manchester man handed increased jail sentence for historical sex offences

Daniel Dunkerley has had his sentence increased to 7 years imprisonment

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Manchester sex offender has sentence increased

Manchester sex offender has sentence increased

A man who obtained and shared indecent images of children has had his sentence increased.

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Hertfordshire child sex offender handed increased jail sentence

Hertfordshire child sex offender handed increased jail sentence

Jaime Alejandro Garcia-Perez has had his sentence increased by the Court of Appeal following a referral by the then Solicitor General.

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New Director and Deputy Head of the Attorney General's Office

New Director and Deputy Head of the Attorney General's Office

Doug Wilson OBE, Director General of the Attorney General's Office, is pleased to announce Kelby Harmes has been appointed Director and Deputy Head of the AGO.

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Sex offender has sentence increased

Sex offender has sentence increased

A sex offender has had his sentence increased following intervention by the then Solicitor General, The Rt Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP.

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Guidance: Attorney Generalís civil panel counsel: practical information

Guidance: Attorney Generalís civil panel counsel: practical information

Fees, expenses, contractual terms and administrative procedures for panel counsel, clerks and their chambers.

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Press release: Supreme Court rules in favour of UK Government

Press release: Supreme Court rules in favour of UK Government

The UK Supreme Court today (6 October 2021) determined that parts of two Scottish Government Bills were outside the legislative competence of the Scottish Parliament.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Guidance: Attorney General's Civil Panel Counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Guidance: Attorney General's Civil Panel Counsel: appointments, membership lists and off panel counsel

Recruitment process, rates of pay, overview of the panel, lists of members and guidance for barristers who work Ďoff panelí.

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Convicted sex offender, caught in an undercover police sting, has sentence increased

Convicted sex offender, caught in an undercover police sting, has sentence increased

Thomas Thompson has been immediately imprisoned after the Attorney Generalís Office referred his original sentence to the Court of Appeal.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Fraudster has unduly lenient sentence increased

Fraudster has unduly lenient sentence increased

A fraudster has had his sentence increased following intervention by the then Solicitor General, The Rt Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP.

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Law Officers sworn in

Law Officers sworn in

The Law Officers, and the Lord Chancellor have been sworn into their new roles at the Royal Courts of Justice

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Law Officers sworn in

Law Officers sworn in

The Law Officers, and the Lord Chancellor have been sworn into their new roles at the Royal Courts of Justice

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London commuter sees his sentence extended for sexual assault

London commuter sees his sentence extended for sexual assault

Gurvinder Singh has seen his sentence increased following an intervention by the then Solicitor General, the Rt Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP.

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County lines drug dealer to serve jail time

County lines drug dealer to serve jail time

Teric Aroriode-Francis has been sent to prison after his original sentence was referred to the Court of Appeal under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme.

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Transparency data: Workforce management information for GLD, AGO and HMCPSI 2021/22

Transparency data: Workforce management information for GLD, AGO and HMCPSI 2021/22

Staff numbers and paybill costs for the Government Legal Department, Attorney General's Office and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate

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Norfolk sex offender jailed for longer

Norfolk sex offender jailed for longer

A Norfolk sex offender has had his sentence increased following intervention by the then Solicitor General, the Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP.

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Press release: Alex Chalk appointed as Solicitor General

Press release: Alex Chalk appointed as Solicitor General

The Prime Minister has appointed Alex Chalk MP as Solicitor General.

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Guidance: Framework agreement between the Law Officers and the Director of Public Prosecutions (CPS)

Guidance: Framework agreement between the Law Officers and the Director of Public Prosecutions (CPS)

Document defining the relationship between the Law Officers and the Crown Prosecution Service

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Guidance: Framework agreement between the Law Officers and the Director of the Serious Fraud Office

Guidance: Framework agreement between the Law Officers and the Director of the Serious Fraud Office

Document defining the relationship between the Law Officers and the Serious Fraud Office

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Guidance: The Law Officersí approach to contempt of court referrals

Guidance: The Law Officersí approach to contempt of court referrals

Use the contents table below to jump to your specific section of interest.

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Transparency data: Workforce management information for GLD, AGO and HMCPSI 2021/22

Transparency data: Workforce management information for GLD, AGO and HMCPSI 2021/22

Staff numbers and paybill costs for the Government Legal Department, Attorney General's Office and HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate

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Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Statistical data set: Outcome of unduly lenient sentence referrals

Recent sentences examined by the Attorney Generalís Office under the Unduly Lenient Sentence Scheme.

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Law Officers re appointed

Law Officers re appointed

The Prime Minister has re-appointed Suella Braverman as Attorney General following her maternity leave. Michael Ellis has been re-appointed Solicitor General following his time as Attorney General while Suella Braverman was on maternity leave.

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Speech: Attorney General speech at the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime

Speech: Attorney General speech at the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime

The Attorney General addressed the Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime to talk about tackling economic crime

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Statistical data set: Monthly Workforce Management Information

Statistical data set: Monthly Workforce Management Information

Monthly Workforce Management Information

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