Her daughter was murdered. Why will the killer be released so soon?

If you murder someone, you get a life sentence. But what does a life sentence actually mean in practice? We speak to a bereaved parent fighting to end one of the justice system’s most egregious sentencing disparities.

Murder sentencing consultation (closing date: March 4, 2024): https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/murder-sentencing-consultation/

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Guests:

- Carole Gould, mother of Ellie Gould, and co-founder of Killed Women

- Lucy Bannerman, News Feature Writer, The Times.

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