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unstar 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
unstar 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64112
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar 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
unstar 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 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64113
star this property registered interest false more like this
unstar 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
unstar 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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25277
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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64114
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unstar 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
unstar 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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25277
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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64115
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unstar 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
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Human Trafficking: Prosecutions 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 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
64116
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unstar 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
unstar 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 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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
76565
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unstar 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
unstar 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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star 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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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
76566
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unstar 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
unstar 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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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 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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star 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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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
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unstar 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
unstar 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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25277
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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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star 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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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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4197
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Doocey more like this
44583
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unstar 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
unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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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 whether they will instruct the Crown Prosecution Service to bring prosecutions relating to all cases of female genital mutilation reported in London since 2009. more like this
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Lord Blencathra more like this
star this property uin HL6240 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is committed to tackling cases of female genital mutilation (FGM), however it can only prosecute cases referred to it by the police which meet both of the tests outlined in the Code for Crown Prosecutors.</p><p>The Code sets out a two stage test which must be applied when deciding whether a case should be prosecuted. The first stage is the evidential test which requires prosecutors to be satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to provide a realistic prospect of conviction. If the evidential stage of the test is met prosecutors must then go on to identify the relevant public interest factors tending for and against the prosecution in order to form an overall assessment of whether a prosecution is in the public interest.</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 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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630
star this property label Biography information for Lord Wallace of Tankerness more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Blencathra more like this