scottish-sentencing-council-graphicScottish Hazards response to the Scottish Sentencing Councils consulations on the principles and purposes for sentencing, our response focuses on the omission of any proposals to issue sentencing guidelines for health and safety offences in line with the 2015 guidelines issued to judges in England and Wales, a move that has seen significant increases in fines imposed, particlularly on large companies, found guilty of health and safety offences.