Westminster News

Sex offender’s sentence extended for repeated child abuse

Mohammed Waqar, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13, has had his prison term increased today after Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP referred his original sentence to the Court of Appeal as unduly lenient.

Driver who killed best friend now jailed

A driver who killed his best friend will now serve time in prison after Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP referred his original sentence to the Court of Appeal as unduly lenient.

Robert Buckland MP supports rare cancer charity Cancer52

Robert Buckland MP has attended a parliamentary reception organised by charity Cancer52, an alliance of nearly 100 charities united by their vision of a better future for everyone affected by rare and less common cancers.

Man Who Raped Teenager Will Now Serve Longer Sentence

A 26-year-old man who was jailed for the rape of a 16-year-old girl will now serve longer in prison after Solicitor General, Robert Buckland referred his sentence to London's Appeal Court arguing that it should have been much tougher.

Solicitor General tells lawyers: take your skills into school

In his role as Solicitor General, Robert has been encouraging solicitors to go into schools to teach children about the law, and their basic civil and criminal rights.

This article was written by Monidipa Fouzder and appeared in the Law Society Gazette.