Consultation Hub

This site lists consultations that are run by the Ministry of Justice.

For more information on current government consultations go to GOV.UK.

Open Consultations

  • Proposed new prison in Market Harborough: Public Consultation

    The Ministry of Justice is seeking the views of residents and businesses on proposed plans for a new prison near Market Harborough. Having reviewed a number of sites across the country, we believe that land next to HMP Gartree, near Market Harborough would be an appropriate... More

    Closes today

  • Sexual Offences Guidelines Consultation

    Why these amendments to the sexual offences guidelines? The current definitive sexual offences guidelines were published in 2013 and came into force in 2014. This consultation seeks views on a number of proposed amendments to existing sexual offences guidelines to provide greater... More

    Closes 13 August 2021

  • Law Commission consultation on corporate criminal liability

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales. This project concerns the criminal liability of legal persons, such as companies and limited liability partnerships. At present such legal persons usually may only be convicted of a criminal offence... More

    Closes 31 August 2021

  • Revised Burglary Guidelines consultation

    What is the Sentencing Council? The Sentencing Council is the independent body responsible for developing sentencing guidelines which courts in England and Wales must follow when passing a sentence. The Council consults on proposed guidelines before they come into force and makes... More

    Closes 1 September 2021

  • Firearms Importation Offences

    What is the Sentencing Council? The Sentencing Council is the independent body responsible for developing sentencing guidelines which courts in England and Wales must follow when passing a sentence. The Council consults on its proposed guidelines before they come into force and makes... More

    Closes 8 September 2021

Closed Consultations

  • Law Commission: 14th Programme of Law Reform

    Dear consultee, Thank you for your interest in the Law Commission and our 14 th Programme of Law Reform. Your contribution will help to shape law reform priorities for the next three to four years. The Law Commission carries out law reform projects with the aim of making the law fair,... More

    Closed 31 July 2021

  • Comisiwn y Gyfraith: 14eg Rhaglen o Ddiwygio'r Gyfraith

    Annwyl ymgynghorai, Diolch am eich diddordeb yng Nghomisiwn y Gyfraith ac ein 14eg Rhaglen o Ddiwygio’r Gyfraith. Fe fydd eich cyfraniad yn helpu llunio ein blaenoriaethau diwygio’r gyfraith am y tair i bedair blynedd nesaf. Mae Comisiwn y Gyfraith yn diwygio’r... More

    Closed 31 July 2021

  • Law Commission call for evidence on digital assets

    This is a public call for evidence by the Law Commission for England and Wales. The topic of this call for evidence is digital assets. We are seeking views about, and evidence of, the ways in which digital assets are being used , treated and dealt with by market participants. It also... More

    Closed 30 July 2021

  • Law Commission consultation on electronic trade documents

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales. We are conducting a public consultation on provisional proposals to allow for electronic trade documents, such as electronic bills of lading and bills of exchange, to have the same effect in law as... More

    Closed 30 July 2021

  • Proposed new prison in Chorley: Public Consultation

    The Ministry of Justice is seeking the views of residents and businesses on proposed plans for a new prison in Chorley. Having reviewed a number of sites across the country, we believe that land next to HMP Garth and HMP Wymott in Chorley may be an appropriate location for a new... More

    Closed 19 July 2021