EWCA Crim 881
A total sentence of 18 months' imprisonment was manifestly excessive where an offender had attended his mother's house in breach of a restraining order, thereby breaching a suspended prison sentence. The breach of the restraining order fell into the lowest category in the sentencing guidelines, but a custodial sentence was inevitable in view of a history of offences against family members. A total sentence of nine months' imprisonment was appropriate.
CA (Crim Div) (Rafferty LJ, Wyn Williams J, Judge Russell QC)