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

Closed Consultations

  • Totality guideline consultation

    What is this consultation about? The Sentencing Council is proposing to revise the Totality guideline. In summary, when sentencing an offender for more than one offence, or where the offender is already serving a sentence, courts must consider whether the total sentence is just and... More

    Closed 11 January 2023

  • Implementing the Nationality and Borders Act 2022: Amendments to tribunal fees

    The implementation of the Nationality and Borders Act 2022 will introduce new forms of appeal routes in the Immigration and Asylum Chambers of the First-tier and Upper Tribunal. This consultation seeks views on a number of changes to the fees structure in force in the Immigration and Asylum... More

    Closed 4 January 2023

  • Law Commission Consultation: Review of the Arbitration Act 1996

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales. This project reviews the Arbitration Act 1996, to consider whether any reform is necessary, to ensure the Act remains state of the art. For more information about this project, click ... More

    Closed 15 December 2022

  • Miscellaneous amendments to sentencing guidelines 2022

    What is this consultation about? The Sentencing Council has built up a large body of sentencing guidelines and accompanying materials that are in use in courts throughout England and Wales. Over time guidelines require updating because users have pointed out issues (often using the... More

    Closed 30 November 2022

  • Law Commission consultation on digital assets

    This is a public consultation by the Law Commission for England and Wales. The UK Government asked the Law Commission to make recommendations for reform to ensure that the law is capable of accommodating both crypto-tokens and other digital assets in a way which allows... More

    Closed 25 November 2022