HC Deb 13 April 2000 vol 348 c266W
Mr. Coaker

To ask the Solicitor-General how many unduly lenient sentences the Attorney General has referred to the Court of Appeal in the past five years which relate to driving offences. [117758]

The Solicitor-General

The number of sentences referred to the Court of Appeal in cases which concerned either causing death by dangerous driving or causing death by careless driving while under the influence of drink or drugs is as follows:

  • 1995—five sentences;
  • 1996—11 sentences;
  • 1997—one sentence;
  • 1998—five sentences;
  • 1999—three sentences.