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star this property date less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders sentenced to immediate custody of up to six months who had not received a previous community order were sentenced in (a) Magistrate's Courts and (b) Crown Courts in (i) 2015; (ii) 2016 and (iii) 2017. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-20more like thismore than 2019-03-20
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of offenders sentenced to up to six months who had not received a previous community sentence by court type can be viewed in the table.</p><p> </p><p>There is persuasive evidence showing community sentences, in certain circumstances, are more effective than short custodial sentences in reducing reoffending. The MoJ study ‘The impact of short custodial sentences, community orders and suspended sentence orders on re-offending’ published in 2015 found that over a 1-year follow up period, a higher proportion of people re-offended having been sentenced to custody of under 12 months without supervision on release than other similar people given community orders.</p><p> </p><p>Unless we tackle the underlying causes of offending, we cannot protect the public from being victims of crime. Effective community orders can address offenders’ behaviour, answer their mental health and alcohol or drug misuse needs, and provide reparation for the benefit of the wider community.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2019-03-20T16:53:20.457Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-20T16:53:20.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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star this property file name PQ 231411 Table..xlsx more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-05more like thismore than 2014-03-05
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the current timescale for the introduction of the e-borders programme is; and when she intends to announce a preferred bidder for this programme. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The activity of the eBorders programme has been absorbed into the Border Systems Programme. <br><br>By the end of this Parliament the Border Systems Programme aims to:<br><br>• Complete resilience of all current business critical systems; <br>• Develop replacement primary border security systems; <br>• Provide the capability to support commitments on exit checks; <br>• Establish a programme for the next generation of Radiological and Nuclear detection (Cyclamen); <br>• Continue the implementation of second generation e-Gates across the estate; <br>• Develop and implement new freight targeting capability for Sea Containers; <br>• Establish contracts to purchase new detection equipment; <br>• Continue to assure live operations of existing systems.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Old Bexley and Sidcup more like this
star this property answering member printed James Brokenshire more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for James Brokenshire more like this
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42277
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 3 March 2014, Official Report, column 641W, on reoffenders, what (a) offence type and (b) sentence length each offender with more than one fixed term recall is serving. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 191309 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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42285
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average cost was of a (a) jury trial at the Crown Court for (i) either way offences sent by magistrates where their sentencing powers were not deemed sufficient, (ii) either way offences where the defendant has chosen to elect jury trial and (iii) indictable only offences and (b) trial in a magistrates' court for (i) summary only offences and (ii) either way offences in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 191282 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is not currently available in full. An analysis of criminal court costs is based on average timings from Activity Based Costing allocations models. Some of the timings in the models are based on a timing survey, conducted in a representative sample of courts. Undertaking a new survey to support an analysis of costs in a different way to that currently available could only be achieved at disproportionate cost.</p><p>Some of the information is available. There are a number of different ways costs of cases can be estimated, depending on how indirect costs are apportioned. Estimates below are based on 2012/13 costs (up-rated to 2013/14 prices).</p><p> </p><p>Costs at the Crown Court are analysed by offence type (criminal damage, burglary, drug offences etc) rather than by how the offence has come to be heard in the Crown Court. Estimates are based on average trial lengths – individual trials for any given case may be longer or shorter. The lower and upper trial cost estimates shown below are the weighted average of upper and lower estimates for all either way or indictable offence types.</p><p>Summary offences in the magistrates' court have been split into motoring and non-motoring offence types.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Estimated Average Costs </strong></p></td><td><p>Lower</p></td><td><p>Higher</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>In the Crown Court (Either way or indictable trial in the Crown Court)</p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>Committed for trial</p></td><td><p><strong>£5,500</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£6,400</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Sent for trail</p></td><td><p><strong>£9,500</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£10,500</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><p>In the Magistrates Court</p></td><td><p>Lower</p></td><td><p>Higher</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Summary motoring trial</p></td><td><p><strong>£500</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£600</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Summary non-motoring trial</p></td><td><p><strong>£1,000</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£1,300</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Either way trial in the magistrates' court</p></td><td><p><strong>£1,300</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£1,700</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>These figures do not include legal aid costs.</p><p> </p><p>Costs shown to the nearest £100<ins>.</ins></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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42290
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what proportion of eligible (a) male and (b) female offenders were recalled on a fixed term recall instead of a standard recall (i) in 2008, (ii) in 2009, (iii) in 2010, (iv) in 2011, (v) in 2012 and (vi) since 3 December 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 191215 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-14more like thismore than 2014-05-14
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not been possible to obtain this information. I will write to the Honourable member in due course.</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 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-14T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-10more like thismore than 2014-03-10
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Ministry of Justice more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the average cost was of an either way office case dealt with at the Crown Court where (a) a guilty plea was entered at the magistrates' court and (b) a guilty plea was entered on the day of trial at the Crown Court in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>There are a number of different ways costs of cases can be estimated, depending on how indirect costs are apportioned, resulting in a range of cost estimates for these cases. The latest period for which data is available is 2012/13 (up-rated to 2013/14 prices).</p><p>a) The cost of an either way guilty plea entered at the Magistrates Court is estimated to be between £210 and £270 (to the nearest £10).</p><p>b) A guilty plea entered on the day of a trial at the Crown court would result in a cracked trial. The cost of a cracked trial in the Crown court is estimated to be between £1,200 and £2,000 (to the nearest £100).</p><p>These figures do not include legal aid costs.</p><p>Sentencing Council Guidelines to the judiciary encourage early guilty pleas by setting out a scale of ‘credit' for a guilty plea to be applied that varies from a reduction of one third in any sentence for an early plea, to 10% for a guilty plea entered at the point of trial.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what estimate he has made of the cost to the public purse of the action by barristers on (a) 6 January 2014 and (b) 7 March 2014; and what his policy is on imposing a costs sanction on the barristers involved. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 191468 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
unstar this property answer text <p>We have not yet made an estimate of the cost to the taxpayer of the action by barristers on 6 January and 7 March 2014. The question of costs is a matter for judges to consider in individual cases under the provisions set out in the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (as amended).</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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less than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Shailesh Vara more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders received a driving ban alongside a prison sentence of a longer length in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>When the courts impose a driving ban and a custodial sentence at the same time, they already make some allowance for the length of time that the offender would normally serve in prison before becoming eligible for release, in order to ensure that disqualification has the desired impact. There are provisions in the Coroner's and Justice Act 2009 which will give this statutory force. These will be commenced in due course.</p><p> </p><p>We want to make sure that road traffic offenders face the full consequences of the punishment for their offence. When an offender commits a serious road traffic offence that attracts both a custodial sentence and disqualification from driving, it is essential for public confidence in the criminal justice system that the driving ban has full effect on the offender; he should not benefit from, in effect, a reduction in the length of the ban whilst he serves time in prison. These provisions will ensure that, as now, the court will determine the appropriate length of the ban for the purposes of the offence but it will then be required to extend the ban to take account of time to be spent in prison. This will ensure that there is consistency of action in every case and that driving bans bear equally on all offenders.</p><p> </p><p>The Ministry of Justice Court Proceedings Database holds information on defendants proceeded against, found guilty and sentenced for criminal offences in England and Wales. This database holds information on offences provided by the statutes under which proceedings are brought but not the specific circumstances of each case. This centrally held information records the period of disqualification into one of thirteen bands. As the exact length of driving ban is not available, it is not possibly to identify how many offenders received a driving ban alongside a prison sentence of a longer length. This detailed information may be held on the court record but due to the size and complexity is not reported centrally to the MoJ. As such, the information requested can only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders received a driving ban before the age of 17 in each of the last three years; and in what proportion of such cases the ban expired before the offenders' 17th birthday. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-03more like thismore than 2014-04-03
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p> </p><p>The attached table sets out the number of driving disqualifications for all motoring offences at all courts, for offenders aged under 17 years, in England and Wales from 2009 to 2012 (the latest data available). It is not possible to provide the more detailed information requested without incurring disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>A disqualification of an offender aged under 17 means they cannot apply for or be issued with a driving licence until their disqualification period has passed.</p><p> </p><p>Number of disqualifications for all motoring offences at all courts, for offenders aged under 17 years, England and Wales, 2008-2012(1)</p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>Total Disqualifications Imposed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>677</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>1021</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>1227</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>1791</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>2260</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>(1) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</p><p> </p><p>Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</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 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-03T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-11more like thismore than 2014-03-11
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) men and (b) women were (i) investigated, (ii) given an administrative penalty, (iii) given a caution and (iv) convicted in court for benefit fraud in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-03-18more like thismore than 2014-03-18
unstar this property answer text <p /> <p /> <p>The data requested is not collated in gender format. The table below represents the total numbers of investigations and outcomes following a benefit fraud investigation by the Fraud Investigation Service (FIS) in the last five years where available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5"><p><strong>Outcomes following a benefit fraud investigation by DWP</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fiscal Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Investigations Closed</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Administrative Penalties</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Cautions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Convictions</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2008-2009</strong></p></td><td><p>128,513</p></td><td><p>7,160</p></td><td><p>14,320</p></td><td><p>6,700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p>150,146</p></td><td><p>7,249</p></td><td><p>15,117</p></td><td><p>7,040</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>154,819</p></td><td><p>7,625</p></td><td><p>15,574</p></td><td><p>8,598</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>165,387</p></td><td><p>7,364</p></td><td><p>15,939</p></td><td><p>9,861</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>130,853</p></td><td><p>3,863</p></td><td><p>2,906</p></td><td><p>not available</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Following a merger of DWP Prosecution Division with the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in April 2012, conviction data for benefit fraud offences in England and Wales for 2012/13 is within ownership of CPS, and in Scotland the Procurator Fiscal. DWP data available for this period is not comparable to the data formatted and published by Prosecution Division in each year shown and if published could show a distorted view.</p><p> </p><p>The decline in the lesser penalties is due to DWP operational strategy to investigate in the most serious of cases, uncover the whole extent of the fraud and to prosecute wherever possible. The strategic approach to investigate in the most serious of cases and direct resources to the sternest penalty outcome of prosecution underpins the department's fraud and error principles to Prevent, Detect, Correct, Punish and Deter.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Wirral West more like this
star this property answering member printed Esther McVey more like this
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less than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-03-18T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Esther McVey more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies remove filter