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Sentencing guidelines to be made stricter
Dangerous driving to attract tougher sentences

New sentencing guidelines published today recommend jail sentences of at least seven years for dangerous drivers who cause death on the roads. Courts in England and Wales receive guidance from the Sentencing Guidelines Council (SGC) today recommending “lengthy custodial sentences” for cases involving drugs, drink or “prolonged, persistent and deliberate bad driving”. Speculation that a… Read more »

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The additional congestion charge proved controversial
Boris under fire for congestion move

London mayor Boris Johnson has provoked a backlash by environmentalists and political opponents by scrapped his predecessor’s plans to charge higher polluting cars £25 in congestion fees. The controversial measure, which delighted environmentalists but outraged some motorists, was due to be introduced October but has now been totally discarded. Mr Johnson told the BBC: “I… Read more »

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