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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Havering more like this
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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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4106
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
76565
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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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25277
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 is ministerial correction false more like this
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 thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4197
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
76566
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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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 is ministerial correction false more like this
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 2014-09-03more like thismore than 2014-09-03
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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 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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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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 2014-09-10more 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
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
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25259
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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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4106
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 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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 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 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Serious Fraud Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) investigations were carried out, (b) individuals were charged, (c) corporates were charged, (d) criminal prosecutions were launched and (e) criminal convictions were secured by the Serious Fraud Office in (i) 2012-13 and (ii) each of the five preceding years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 201977 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>11 convictions were secured in 2013/14 and 16 prosecutions were completed in 2013/14 (including those with convictions).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates and, where appropriate, prosecutes cases of serious or complex fraud (including cases of domestic or overseas bribery and corruption) which, in the opinion of the Director of the SFO, call for the multi-disciplinary approach and legislative powers available to the SFO. Since April 2012, the SFO’s caseload has been recalibrated so that it is taking on fewer and more complex cases, as envisaged by the Roskill model.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The SFO’s Intelligence Unit will assess all matters referred to the SFO whether by the public, the police or other agencies or organisations and refer those considered suitable for acceptance to a Case Evaluation Board before submission to the Director for his decision to open a criminal investigation under the Criminal Justice Act 1987.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SFO investigations are complex, and this can sometimes lead to investigations merging or splitting into different parts. For instance, the Libor investigation is into numerous financial institutions, and there are other large investigations which have been subdivided.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested for earlier years is contained in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009/10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008/09</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2007/08</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of investigations opened</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of individuals charged</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of corporates charged</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of convictions secured</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of prosecutions completed by defendant (including those convicted)</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 1: Two cases have been opened, closed, and then re-opened. These have been counted only once in the data above.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 2: Prior to April 2012 the SFO did not collate all of its casework data centrally and it is therefore possible that some records form this period may not have been identified. The SFO is currently carrying out a project to ensure that its reporting systems are more robust in the future.</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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205092 more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Z
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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 Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Serious Fraud Office more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how much the Serious Fraud Office spent on civil claims in which it was the respondent in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205095 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
star this property answer text <p>The Serious Fraud Office spent £10,833k on civil claims in which it was the respondent in 2013-14, including legal costs and other payments.</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 2014-09-01T13:50:23.3000739Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T13:50:23.3000739Z
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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 Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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 Prosecutions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many and what proportion of all (a) Crown Prosecution Service and (b) Serious Fraud Office cases were prosecuted by external counsel in 2013-14 and each of the five preceding years; and what the cost to each agency was of such counsel in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205096 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) cases are not prosecuted exclusively by self-employed advocates or in-house advocates. Many cases are transferred between self-employed and in-house advocates and therefore it is not possible to report on the number or proportion of cases prosecuted solely by one type of advocate or the other.</p><p>However, the CPS does record the proportion of work undertaken across the 13 CPS Areas in the Crown Court by self-employed advocates by value, in accordance with the graduated fee scheme (GFS). CPS records show:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Crown Court Advocacy (13 Area position)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>SELF-EMPLOYED ADVOCATES</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>% of prosecutions by GFS value</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>78%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>75%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>72%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>69%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>70%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>71%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The cost to the CPS of fees paid to self-employed advocates in relation to Crown Court and Higher Court advice, preparation and advocacy for each of the last six years is:</p><p> </p><p>2013-14: £114,606,541</p><p>2012-13: £110,608,524</p><p>2011-12; £111,041,044</p><p>2010-11: £134,194,869</p><p>2009-10: £135,296,368</p><p>2008-09: £127,132,677</p><p> </p><p>Note: Figures include VAT and are all fees paid to self-employed advocates not just those paid under the graduated fee scheme.</p><p>All of the cases prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office in the Crown Court are prosecuted by external counsel. Costs associated with this are detailed in the following table.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fees to counsel relating</strong></p><p><strong> to prosecution work</strong></p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,146k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£2,313k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,651k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£4,008k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,548k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£4,167k</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
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