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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will review the position of the incumbent Director of Public Prosecutions in view of the recent decision to charge Lord Janner. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rochdale more like this
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Simon Danczuk more like this
star this property uin 5644 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
star this property answer text <p><ins class="ministerial">Decisions on whether or not to bring criminal charges are taken by prosecutors who are independent from government and independent from Parliament. I am confident of the independence and the integrity of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Alison Saunders, in making the difficult judgements the job of a prosecutor involves.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Victims’ Right to Review, which Alison Saunders helped to bring in, allows any victim of crime who is dissatisfied with a decision taken by a prosecutor not to proceed with their case to ask for the decision to be reviewed. This review has operated as it was designed to in the case of Greville Janner.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We are world leaders in offering that safeguard for victims and since Alison Saunders has been DPP, the CPS has prosecuted and convicted more child sex offenders than ever before.</ins></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">In the year to 31<sup>st </sup>December 2014, the Law Officers personally considered 469 cases and referred 128 offenders to the Court of Appeal under the unduly lenient sentence scheme. Leave was granted by the Court in 95% of cases which included some of the most serious violent and sexual offences, including murder, rape and sexual assault.</del></p><p><br /><del class="ministerial">The Attorney General’s Office publishes statistics for unduly lenient sentences at the end of the calendar year. This is to ensure that the figures are released in a consistent format and are accurate and quality assured. Unduly lenient sentences statistics for 2013 and 2014 are published on the Attorney General’s Office website - <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/attorney-generals-office" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/organisations/attorney-generals-office</a>. </del></p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2015-07-09T12:58:22.593Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T12:58:22.593Z
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less than 2015-07-09T13:24:23.12Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-09T13:24:23.12Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Simon Danczuk more like this
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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-04-27more like thismore than 2016-04-27
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, (a) how much funding he has allocated to and (b) how many full-time equivalent staff were employed by the CPS's Proceeds of Crime Unit in each year since 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 35792 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-09more like thismore than 2016-05-09
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) allocated the following funding to its Proceeds of Crime Unit since 2009.</p><p>2008/09 £ 2,556,535</p><p>2009/10 £ 4,339,422</p><p>2010/11 £ 7,311,688</p><p>2011/12 £ 6,096,729</p><p>2012/13 £ 5,967,226</p><p>2013/14 £ 6,125,024</p><p>2014/15 £ 8,378,651</p><p>2015/16 £10,035,821</p><p> </p><p>The following average full-time equivalent staff in post for Proceeds of Crime Unit since 2009 were:-</p><p>2008/09 41.9</p><p>2009/10 60.0</p><p>2010/11 73.1</p><p>2011/12 65.1</p><p>2012/13 77.3</p><p>2013/14 77.7</p><p>2014/15 124.4</p><p>2015/16 140.4</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2016-05-09T14:59:37.167Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-09T14:59:37.167Z
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1560
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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4518
star this property label Biography information for Tulip Siddiq more like this
93087
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar 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 and what proportion of local authorities in England and Wales have adopted the new information-sharing protocol between the Crown Prosecution Service, police and councils. 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 210546 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
star this property answer text <p>Implementation of the measures in the national protocol is secured through agreement of local arrangements. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains no central records of the number of local authorities that have adopted the national 2013 Protocol. However, in a recent survey of Chief Crown Prosecutors, the CPS found that, following the publication of the national multi-agency 2013 protocol, 82 of the 174 Local Authorities responsible for children’s services have so far signed local disclosure protocols.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:10:41.8535605Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:10:41.8535605Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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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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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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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many exit packages the CPS agreed in the last financial year that were of a value above £100,000; and what the total cost of such packages were to the public purse. 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 210504 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-17more like thismore than 2014-10-17
star this property answer text <p>The CPS agreed 35 exit packages in 2013/14 that were of a value above £100,000. The total cost of these exit packages was £4.4 million.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>CPS exit packages data are available in the CPS’s Annual Report and Accounts 2013-2014.</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 2014-10-17T09:14:15.9249428Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-17T09:14:15.9249428Z
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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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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar 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 full-time equivalent staff were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each of the years from 2010 to 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sleaford and North Hykeham more like this
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Stephen Phillips more like this
star this property uin 1931 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The number of full-time equivalent people employed on the Crown Prosecution Service’s staff in each of the years from 2010 to 2015 is shown below.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>FTE Staff</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>8,094</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>7,464</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>7,046</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>6,611</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>6,135</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T09:30:21.597Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T09:30:21.597Z
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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 Stephen Phillips more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-10more like thismore than 2015-06-10
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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 remove filter
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unstar 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 full-time equivalent staff who are qualified (a) barristers and (b) solicitors were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each year from 2010 to 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sleaford and North Hykeham more like this
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Stephen Phillips more like this
star this property uin 1930 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-18more like thismore than 2015-06-18
star this property answer text <p>The number of full-time equivalent staff who are qualified (a) barristers and (b) solicitors who were employed by the Crown Prosecution Service in each year from 2010 to 2015 is shown in the table below</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Barristers</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Solicitors</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>740.3</p></td><td><p>2085.0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>741.3</p></td><td><p>1845.5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>646.8</p></td><td><p>1705.4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>612.2</p></td><td><p>1617.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014-15</p></td><td><p>627.7</p></td><td><p>1627.7</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes: </strong>Data extracted from the CPS HR Database iTrent as at the 31<sup>st</sup> March in each year Data may be subject to change due to retrospective changes in the HR database Data may differ from previously published data due to differing specifications</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-06-18T09:26:44.697Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-18T09:26:44.697Z
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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 Stephen Phillips more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-14more like thismore than 2015-10-14
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many wasted cost orders were made (a) in favour and (b) against the Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2010-11; and for what reasons such wasted cost orders were made against the Crown Prosecution Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle upon Tyne North more like this
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Catherine McKinnell more like this
star this property uin 11885 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-21more like thismore than 2015-10-21
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Servicedoes not maintain a central record of the number of wasted cost orders made in favour of, or against, the prosecution. To obtain this information would require a manual file examination incurring a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2015-10-21T15:56:40.997Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-21T15:56:40.997Z
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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 Catherine McKinnell more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-06-21more like thismore than 2018-06-21
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will commission research into the extent to which charging decisions made by the Crown Prosecution Service differ from the expectation of (a) Police and (b) victims of crime. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Witham more like this
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Priti Patel more like this
star this property uin 156418 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-09more like thismore than 2018-07-09
star this property answer text <p>HMCPSI provide reports to the Law Officers and the public on the work of the CPS and that includes analysis of charging decisions made by the CPS with reference to the Code for Crown Prosecutors. HMCPSI reports and CPS performance information do not provide data on the expectations of the police or victims as to charging decisions and any difference between those expectations and the charging decision made by the CPS.</p><p> </p><p>If the police wish to query or challenge a CPS charging decision, that can be done through a formal escalation procedure. If a victim wishes to query or challenge a CPS charging decision that can be done through the Victim’s Right to Review Scheme, the Victim Communication and Liaison Scheme and the CPS Feedback and Complaints Scheme.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2018-07-09T15:56:38.97Zmore like thismore than 2018-07-09T15:56:38.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Priti Patel more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-10-24more like thismore than 2018-10-24
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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 remove filter
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service remove filter
unstar 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, if he will ensure that only the Crown Prosecution Service is able to make decisions on the charging of individuals. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 183346 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-01more like thismore than 2018-11-01
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) prosecutes criminal cases that have been investigated by the police and other investigative organisations in England and Wales.</p><p>The statutory framework that determines by whom an offence is charged is set out in the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985.</p><p>The CPS determines the appropriate charges in more serious or complex cases. Minor offences are charged by the police.</p><p>The CPS advises the police on cases for possible prosecution, and reviews cases submitted by the police for prosecution in accordance with the principles set out in the Code for Crown Prosecutors.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-11-01T12:39:37.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-01T12:39:37.713Z
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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 Dr Matthew Offord more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-26more like thismore than 2018-02-26
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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 remove filter
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unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will publish (a) the amount of money he has allocated to and (b) how many full-time equivalent staff were employed by CPS Proceeds of Crime in each year since 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hampstead and Kilburn more like this
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Tulip Siddiq more like this
star this property uin 129798 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-12more like thismore than 2018-03-12
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service’s (CPS) has allocated £9,536,522 to its central Proceeds of Crime Unit in 2016/17. This does not include work carried out in CPS Areas. An average 127.7 full time equivalent staff were in post in the Proceeds of Crime Unit during 2016/17</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2018-03-12T16:43:36.907Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-12T16:43:36.907Z
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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 Tulip Siddiq more like this