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Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 9 August 2017

Last week, I went to the Court of Appeal and argued that a 15-year sentence given to Breast Surgeon Ian Paterson, who intentionally wounded his patients, was not sufficient to reflect the seriousness and totality of his offending.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 3 August 2017

In my role as Solicitor General, I work weekly to review criminal sentences referred to me under the Unduly Lenient Sentence (ULS) scheme. This scheme gives the victims of crime, their families and the public the opportunity to challenge sentences which they believe are too low.

Robert's Weekly Swindon Advertiser Article - 28 July 2017

Parliament dissolved for summer recess last week, which gives me the opportunity to spend more of my time here in Swindon, meeting with local residents and organisations, helping out with local campaigns and seeing more of my family.