Andrew Young death: Grayling on Lewis Gill appeal
26 February 2014 Last updated at 14:02 GMT
The Attorney General is reviewing the four-year sentence of a man who admitted manslaughter after a punch in the street killed another man, said the justice secretary.
Speaking on the Daily Politics, Chris Grayling said it was a "repugnant crime" and that he thought "most of the public will feel justice hasn't been done" over the length of the sentence.
He told presenter Andrew Neil that an appeal was being considered, adding: "In a case where he judges the sentence to be too lenient he can go back to the courts and seek a longer sentence."
Lewis Gill, 20, killed Andrew Young in Bournemouth last November, with a single punch to the head.