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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-12more like thismore than 2014-06-12
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Written Questions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many parliamentary questions tabled to the Law Officers' Departments in the last parliamentary Session did not receive a substantive answer by the time of the 2014 prorogation; and when each such question was first tabled. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
star this property uin 200438 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
star this property answer text <p>None.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-06-16T15:47:31.5243948Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-16T15:47:31.5243948Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Armed Forces: Sexual Offences more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent discussions he has had with the Director of the Services Prosecution Authority about its effectiveness in prosecuting rape and other sexual offences in the armed forces in the UK and overseas. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Denton and Reddish more like this
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Andrew Gwynne more like this
star this property uin 904727 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The Attorney General and I meet regularly with the Director of Service Prosecutions and discuss casework issues at these meetings. This includes the prosecution of rape and other sexual offences.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T14:17:46.225497Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T14:17:46.225497Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Gwynne more like this
92349
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-09-26more like thismore than 2014-09-26
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Havering more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many recipients of benefits resident in the London Borough of Havering have been prosecuted as a result of fraudulent claims in each year since January 2011. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 209736 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
star this property answer text <p>Since April 2012, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been responsible for prosecuting benefit fraud offences investigated by the DWP and Local Authorities. The CPS does not hold data for prosecutions of benefit fraud prior to April 2012.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>Furthermore the CPS does not keep records of prosecutions of benefit fraud by recipients of benefits resident in the London Borough of Havering.</p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p> </p><p /> <p>To produce this information would require reviewing individual case files which would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-10-14T14:41:31.653653Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-14T14:41:31.653653Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
64111
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Coroners and Justice Act 2009 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Crown Prosecution Service has made a charging decision not to proceed on the use of section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 in each of the last five years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL615 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service does not hold figures centrally for the number of cases where a decision was made not to charge under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, including those cases where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. To obtain such information would require a manual examination of records which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL616 more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:32:56.4532029Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:32:56.4532029Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64112
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Coroners and Justice Act 2009 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Crown Prosecution Service has made a charging decision not to proceed on the use of section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 in each of the last five years where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL616 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service does not hold figures centrally for the number of cases where a decision was made not to charge under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009, including those cases where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. To obtain such information would require a manual examination of records which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL615 more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:32:55.8653832Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:32:55.8653832Z
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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants etc) Act 2004 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Crown Prosecution Service has made a charging decision not to proceed on the use of sections 4(1), 4(2), and 4(3) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 in each of the past five years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL617 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not hold figures centrally for the number of cases where a decision was made not to proceed under sections 4(1), 4(2), and 4(3) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.), including cases where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. To obtain such information would require a manual examination of records which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL618 more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:32:25.3827038Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:32:25.3827038Z
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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64114
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star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants etc) Act 2004 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times the Crown Prosecution Service has made a charging decision not to proceed on the use of sections 4(1), 4(2), and 4(3) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.) Act 2004 in each of the past five years where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL618 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not hold figures centrally for the number of cases where a decision was made not to proceed under sections 4(1), 4(2), and 4(3) of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc.), including cases where the victim was under 18 at the time of commission of the offence. To obtain such information would require a manual examination of records which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL617 more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:32:24.5785413Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:32:24.5785413Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking: Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions have been double flagged by the Crown Prosecution Service over the past three years using the flag for monitoring human trafficking and the flag for monitoring child abuse. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL619 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service identifies both human trafficking and child abuse cases by way of a database monitoring flag applied to the electronic case record.</p><p>The number of defendants prosecuted who were flagged for human trafficking offences and where the child abuse flag was applied are outlined in the table below. During the past year there has been an increase in the numbers of such cases investigated by law enforcement agencies and referred to the CPS for prosecution.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>19</p></td><td><p>59</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:33:39.9075184Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:33:39.9075184Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-25more like thismore than 2014-06-25
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Coroners and Justice Act 2009 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government how many prosecutions have taken place under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 in each of the past five years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL620 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) holds figures of the number of offences charged under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 that reached a first hearing in a magistrates' court and data for the past three financial years is contained in the following table. No charges are recorded before financial year 2011/2012.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coroners and Justice</p><p>Act 2009 { 71(1)(a) &amp; (3) }</p></td><td><p>Knowingly hold another person</p><p>in slavery / servitude</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Coroners and Justice</p><p>Act 2009 { 71(1)(b) &amp; (3) }</p></td><td><p>Knowingly require another</p><p>person to perform forced /</p><p>compulsory labour</p></td><td><p>5</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>15</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>CPS offence based data is not held by defendant or outcome so it is not possible to ascertain the number of individual prosecutions that concluded.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T11:07:51.5755658Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T11:07:51.5755658Z
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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Coroners and Justice Act 2009 more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Tankerness on 7 July (WA 5), how many of the 53 offences charged under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 since 2011 were flagged for child abuse. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL909 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>None of the 53 offences, charged under section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 since 2011 were flagged for child abuse.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T14:43:23.6000463Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T14:43:23.6000463Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Wallace of Tankerness on 7 July (WA 10), how many of the 59 defendants flagged for both human trafficking and child abuse in 2013–14 were prosecuted under (1) the Sexual Offences Act 2003, or (2) the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act 2004. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL910 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-22more like thismore than 2014-07-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Of the 59 defendants flagged for both human trafficking and child abuse in 2013-14, all 59 had at least one charge brought under either the Sexual Offences Act 2003, or the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act 2004 or a charge of conspiracy to commit an offence under one of these two acts.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The charges are split as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>Number of Defendants</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sexual Offences Act 2003</p></td><td><p>50</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Conspiracy to commit offence under SOA 03</p></td><td><p>8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act 2004</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Please note that some of the 50 defendants with charges under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 were also charged with a conspiracy to commit an offence under this act. The 8 defendants shown in the conspiracy row are those where there was no corresponding Sexual Offences Act 2003 charge.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-07-22T14:48:21.3793373Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-22T14:48:21.3793373Z
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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-26more like thismore than 2014-09-26
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much compensation has been paid by the Treasury Solicitor in response to claims on behalf of victims of trafficking in each of the last five years. more like this
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Baroness Doocey more like this
star this property uin HL1901 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
star this property answer text <p>Claims relating to human trafficking can arise in a range of different types of litigation –for example immigration, unlawful detention or claims under Article 4 of the ECHR (prohibition of slavery and forced labour).</p><p>The Treasury Solicitor’s Department does not maintain data which would readily enable claims from victims of trafficking to be distinguished from the other claims they handle. To obtain an accurate compensation figure would therefore involve disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T13:05:11.4861143Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T13:05:11.4861143Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 13 February 2014, Official Report, columns 705-6W, on domestic violence: prosecutions, if he will estimate the number of victimless prosecutions for domestic violence-related offences in 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Houghton and Sunderland South more like this
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Bridget Phillipson more like this
star this property uin 193325 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-27more like thismore than 2014-03-27
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave her on the 13th February (Official Report, Col 706W).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-27T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Bridget Phillipson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-11more like thismore than 2014-06-11
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Nigeria more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, whether officials of the Crown Prosecution Service have (a) met the Attorney General of Nigeria since January 2012, (b) had any conversations about the sale of the OPL 245 oil concession in Nigeria involving Shell and ENI with (i) the Attorney General of Nigeria and (ii) any other senior official of the Nigerian government and (c) received any requests for mutual legal assistance regarding the OPL 245 case. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 200209 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-17more like thismore than 2014-06-17
star this property answer text <p>The CPS Criminal Justice Advisor in Abuja has met with the Attorney-General of Nigeria a number of times since January 2012 to discuss criminal justice reform. The CPS are not aware of any other contact between CPS officials and the Attorney General of Nigeria.</p><p>The CPS is not aware of any of its officials having conversations with the Attorney General of Nigeria or with any other senior official of the Nigerian government about the sale of the OPL 245 oil concession in Nigeria involving Shell and ENI.</p><p>Requests for mutual legal assistance attract a duty of confidentiality to the requesting country and, therefore, the CPS can neither confirm nor deny the receipt of any such requests.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-06-17T12:36:28.5086516Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-17T12:36:28.5086516Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent assessment he has made of the cyber security crime skills of staff of the Crown Prosecution Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 194951 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has mandatory training for all prosecutors on cybercrime and specific training for prosecutors on offences under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. This supports guidance for prosecutors on the range of offences which can be committed through the use of cyber technology.</p><p>In addition, the CPS will soon be introducing new consolidated guidance for prosecutors on cyber-offending and a new package of e-learning for prosecutors in relation to cybercrime which will cover: digital evidence gathering; online grooming; online fraud; and, social media.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beaconsfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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unstar this property hansard heading Cybercrime more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many prosecutions of (a) cyber and (b) cyber-enabled crimes have been initiated in each the last five years; and how many such prosecutions were successful. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne Central more like this
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Chi Onwurah more like this
star this property uin 208123 more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Neither the Crown Prosecution Service nor the Serious Fraud Office centrally record the number of prosecutions initiated, or those which resulted in a successful outcome, relating to cyber or cyber-enabled crime. A number of offences may involve the use of a computer or a network in the commission of the offence. To obtain details of the number of cases where defendants were alleged to have been involved in cyber or cyber-enabled crimes would require a manual review of individual case files to be undertaken which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-09-08T13:09:50.8941008Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-08T13:09:50.8941008Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chi Onwurah more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, which five companies were used most often to provide temporary workers for the Law Officers' Departments in the last financial year; and how much in agency fees was paid to each of them. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
star this property uin 195545 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
star this property answer text <p>The following table lists the top five companies used by the Treasury Solicitor's Department (TSol), to provide temporary workers in 2013-14, by expenditure. TSol financial systems do not distinguish between the costs of temporary workers and the associated agency fee. TSol data also covers any expenditure incurred by HM Crown Prosecution service inspectorate and the Attorney General's Office.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Firm</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent (net of VAT)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Capita Resourcing Ltd (Staff)</p></td><td><p>£5,404,407</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Kelly Services (UK) Ltd</p></td><td><p>£1,711,926</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Experis (Elan Computing Ltd)</p></td><td><p>£634,916</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hudson</p></td><td><p>£347,834</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Methods Consulting Ltd</p></td><td><p>£168,256</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has spent the following amounts with four companies during 2013/14 in relation to the provision of temporary workers. The expenditure includes the cost of temporary staff. It is not possible to separately identify the agency element of the payments.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Firm</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent (including VAT)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Brook Street (UK) Limited</p></td><td><p>£99,423</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Reed Employment Plc</p></td><td><p>£52,718</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Badenoch and Clark</p></td><td><p>£31,739</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hays Accountancy Personnel</p></td><td><p>£19,832</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>This information has been produced from the CPS accounting system.</p><p> </p><p>The following table lists the top five companies used by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to provide temporary workers in 2013-14, by expenditure. SFO financial systems do not distinguish between the costs of temporary workers and any associated agency fee.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Firm</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Amount spent (including VAT)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Adecco</p></td><td><p>942,075</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Alvarez and Marsal</p></td><td><p>609,499</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Crowe Clarke Whitehill</p></td><td><p>590,264</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mazars LLP</p></td><td><p>567,627</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>FTI Consultancy</p></td><td><p>207,354</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, which 10 consultancy firms were paid the most by the Law Officers' Departments in the last financial year; and how much each of those firms was paid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Nottingham East more like this
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Chris Leslie more like this
star this property uin 195567 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-05-08more like thismore than 2014-05-08
star this property answer text <p>In 2013-14 Professor Shute was paid £2,286.30 and Dr Tapley was paid £1,735.70 for consultancy services to HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate (HMCPSI). There has been no other consultancy spend within that financial year by HMCPSI, the Treasury Solicitor's Department or the Attorney General's Office.</p><p>The two companies listed below are the only organisations to have been paid by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for consultancy work during the last financial year.</p><p>SCC £32,316</p><p>CIO Partnership Ltd £2,100</p><p>Inaddition, two individuals carried out consultancy work for the SFO. The total amount paid for this work was £13,812</p><p> </p><p>The table below details payments made by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to consultancy firms during the last financial year.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Evolve Business Consultancy</p></td><td><p>£74,319</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Saville Consulting UK Ltd Surrey</p></td><td><p>£22,008</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Triad Group Plc Surrey</p></td><td><p>£19,260</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Deloitte LLP Milton Keynes</p></td><td><p>£9,661</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Hay Group Management Limited</p></td><td><p>£7,200</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>LA International Computer Consultants Ltd</p></td><td><p>£6,398</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>ASE Consulting Ltd Lancashire</p></td><td><p>£4,995</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Enquin Enviromental Ltd Cardiff</p></td><td><p>£4,110</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>HR Lounge Ltd London Total</p></td><td><p>£3,180</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Long and Partners Commissioning Consultancy Ltd</p></td><td><p>£2,010</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>This information has been produced from the CPS accounting system, analysing spend against account codes for consultancy and professional services. Expenditure may include some payments for services not covered by the Crown Commercial Service Consultancy Value Programme definition of consultancy but provided by companies categorised as a consultancy firm. Excluded are payments for professional services supplied by third parties not classified as a consultancy firm such as employment agencies, training providers, solicitors, ICT managed service suppliers and freelance consultants engaged directly by the department.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Chris Leslie more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what the Law Officers' Departments' policy is on allowing officials to appear before all-party parliamentary groups. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 193381 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-03-31more like thismore than 2014-03-31
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer given to him by the Minister for the Cabinet Office on the 26th March 2014 (Official Report, Col 300W).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beaconsfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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less than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-31T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-16more like thismore than 2014-06-16
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star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Rape more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what recent steps his Department has taken to increase the number of rape convictions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 200919 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-06-19more like thismore than 2014-06-19
star this property answer text <p>Increasing the number of rape convictions continues to be a priority in the criminal justice system. On 6 June 2014, a Rape Action Plan was jointly published by the police and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), which sets out a series of actions designed to improve the criminal justice response in rape cases. This followed a Rape National Scrutiny Panel led by the Director of Public Prosecutions and the National Policing lead for rape, which considered the investigation and prosecution of rape cases including their referral from the police to the CPS. The Action plan can be found on the CPS website at; <a href="http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/equality/vaw/rape_action_plan.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/equality/vaw/rape_action_plan.pdf</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-06-19T15:39:55.1205851Zmore like thismore than 2014-06-19T15:39:55.1205851Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-11more like thismore than 2014-07-11
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star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Children: Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many children with mental health difficulties have been prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service in England and Wales in each year since 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley Central more like this
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Dan Jarvis more like this
star this property uin 205395 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service does not maintain a central record of the number of defendants, including those identified as children, with mental health difficulties who have been prosecuted. To obtain details of the number of cases where such circumstances apply would require a manual exercise of reviewing individual case files to be undertaken at a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-07-16T15:46:37.9875214Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-16T15:46:37.9875214Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Jarvis more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-02more like thismore than 2014-07-02
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what progress the Crown Prosecution Service has made in reducing costs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oldham East and Saddleworth more like this
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Debbie Abrahams more like this
star this property uin 904723 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
star this property answer text <p>In 2010-11, the baseline year for the current Comprehensive Spending Review Period, the Crown Prosecution Service's (CPS) gross resource expenditure was £684,725,000.</p><p>The department is on target to meet its cost reduction plans through to 2015-16 and in 2013-14 the uncertified Annual Accounts report gross resource expenditure of £616,342,000, a reduction of £68,383,000, or 10%, in cash terms.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Beaconsfield more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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less than 2014-07-08T14:21:37.3920214Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T14:21:37.3920214Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Dominic Grieve more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Debbie Abrahams more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-10more like thismore than 2014-09-10
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many referrals were made to the Crown Prosecution Service by the police regarding child sexual offences in each of the last five years; and in how many such cases there were subsequent (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 209019 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not collect specific data on suspects referred to the CPS for a charging decision where child sexual abuse is alleged. However, data is available for the number of defendants whose prosecution was completed, where the case has been flagged as child abuse, and where the principal offence at finalisation is categorised as a sexual offence.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS definition of child abuse covers any case where the victim was under 18 years of age at the time of the offence and includes allegations of crimes perpetrated by both adults and under 18s.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>During each of the last five years the number of defendants prosecuted, in cases flagged as child abuse and whose principal offence was identified as a sexual offence, is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Unsuccessful</strong></p></td><td rowspan="2"><p><strong>TOTAL</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Volume</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>%</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>%</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p>3,133</p></td><td><p>75.7%</p></td><td><p>1,004</p></td><td><p>24.3%</p></td><td><p><strong>4,137</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>3,551</p></td><td><p>74.1%</p></td><td><p>1,243</p></td><td><p>25.9%</p></td><td><p><strong>4,794</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>3,530</p></td><td><p>75.8%</p></td><td><p>1,125</p></td><td><p>24.2%</p></td><td><p><strong>4,655</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>3,070</p></td><td><p>75.8%</p></td><td><p>981</p></td><td><p>24.2%</p></td><td><p><strong>4,051</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>3,344</p></td><td><p>76.5%</p></td><td><p>1,027</p></td><td><p>23.5%</p></td><td><p><strong>4,371</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>It is not possible to disaggregate figures to show separately the volume and outcome of proceedings for individual offences within the Sexual Offences Category. A single defendant may be charged with more than one offence.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:20:51.8179597Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:20:51.8179597Z
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many referrals were made about child abuse to the Crown Prosecution Service by the police in each of the last five years; and how many such cases resulted in subsequent (a) prosecutions and (b) convictions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson more like this
star this property uin 210322 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the number of cases of child abuse, referred for a pre-charge decision or prosecuted, by way of a monitoring flag.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS definition of child abuse covers any case where the victim was under 18 years of age at the time of the offence and includes physical, emotional and sexual criminal offences, as well as neglect of a child and Non-recent child abuse where the victim is now an adult. It includes allegations or crimes perpetrated by both adults and under 18s. The data is accurate only to the extent that the flag has been correctly applied.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>During each of the last five years the number of pre-charge decisions made against suspects alleged to have committed offences involving child abuse is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Pre-Charge Decisions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p>12,691</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>13,015</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>11,610</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>9,379</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>11,187</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In the same period, the number of defendants prosecuted and convicted, in cases flagged as child abuse is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Total Prosecuted</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Convictions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p>8,079</p></td><td><p>6,043</p></td><td><p>74.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>9,235</p></td><td><p>6,855</p></td><td><p>74.2%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>8,581</p></td><td><p>6,444</p></td><td><p>75.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>7,558</p></td><td><p>5,755</p></td><td><p>76.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>7,998</p></td><td><p>6,096</p></td><td><p>76.2%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>This information is available within the CPS’s annual ‘Violence against Women and Girls Report 2013-14’.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2014-10-17T09:10:38.5241326Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T09:10:38.5241326Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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