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Ministry of Justice confirms two year jail for assaults

Courts will be able to hand down sentences of up to two years to offenders who assault the police, the government has confirmed.

Ministry of Justice confirms two year jail for assaults

Date - 15th September 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Justice Minister Robert Buckland confirmed that the new Parliamentary session will include legislation to double the tariff for attacks on emergency workers to two years. The MoJ, which last year pushed back on calls from the Home Secretary to...
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