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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Ashya King more like this
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star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Attorney General was consulted about the European Arrest Warrant issued for the parents of Ashya King. more like this
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Lord Trefgarne more like this
star this property uin HL1829 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 2014-09-22more like thismore than 2014-09-22
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Both the police and CPS are independent of Government and save in cases which require his consent to prosecute the Attorney General has no role to play in the decision to apply to a court for a European Arrest Warrant (EAW). The alleged offence in this case did not require Attorney General’s consent and he was not, therefore, consulted prior to the application for a warrant.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>After the EAW had been obtained, as superintending Minister for the CPS, the Attorney General did discuss the case with the CPS; but the decision to apply to withdraw the warrant remained entirely that of the CPS.</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 2014-09-22T11:11:31.827952Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-22T11:11:31.827952Z
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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 Trefgarne more like this
90938
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Gangmasters: Licensing more like this
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 times prosecutions have been brought against those who have had their licence revoked by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
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Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property uin 208482 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 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>No prosecutions have been brought by the Crown Prosecution Service against those who have had their licence revoked by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority in any of the last three years.</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 2014-09-11T12:53:17.9800035Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T12:53:17.9800035Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4095
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
90940
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 more like this
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, when the Crown Prosection Service last (a) issued and (b) reviewed guidelines for prosecutions under the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981; and whether a further review of those guidelines is planned. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 208554 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 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The CPS issued legal guidelines in relation to Obscene Publications in June 2001. The legal guidance was last reviewed in July 2011 and, at that time, guidance was added for the offence under section 1 of the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981. There is currently no intention to further review those guidelines.</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 2014-09-11T12:50:11.5975697Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T12:50:11.5975697Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
90941
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Bail: Appeals 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, how many (a) successful and (b) unsuccessful appeals against bail were made by prosecutors in Crown courts 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 208542 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains no central record of the number or outcomes of appeals against bail conducted by the CPS in Crown courts. This information could only be obtained by examining all prosecution files maintained during the requested period, 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 2014-09-11T12:51:28.7712139Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T12:51:28.7712139Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 more like this
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 prosecutions of offences under the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 there have been in each year between 2009-10 and 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 208553 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 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The records held by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) indicate the number of offences charged, in which a prosecution was commenced at a magistrates’ court, rather than the identifying the number of people prosecuted.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>During each of the last five years the number of offences charged by way of the Indecent Displays (Control) Act 1981 is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2009-2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></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>Indecent Displays (Control) Act</p><p>1981 {1(1) and 4}: Make / cause /</p><p>permit display of indecent matter</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>4</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>There is no indication of the number of individual defendants prosecuted for these offences or the final outcome of the prosecution proceeding or if the charged offence was the substantive charge at the time of finalisation. It is often the case that an individual defendant is 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 2014-09-11T12:48:59.9990169Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T12:48:59.9990169Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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1484
unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
90937
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Forced Labour: Prosecutions more like this
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 successful prosecutions for forced labour there were in each of the last three financial years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Cambridgeshire more like this
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Stephen Barclay more like this
star this property uin 208480 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The records held by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) indicate the number of offences charged, in which a prosecution was commenced at a magistrates’ courts rather than the identifying the number of people prosecuted or convicted.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 creates the offence of holding someone in slavery or servitude, or requiring a person to perform forced or compulsory labour.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>During each of the last three years the number of offences charged by way of Section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act, and Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act as conspiracies to commit the offences, is as follows:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><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 Act 2009 { 71 }</p></td><td><p>15</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Criminal Law Act 1977 { 1(1) } - Conspiracy</p><p>to hold a person in slavery, servitude or</p><p>perform forced or compulsory labour</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>46</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management</p><p>Information System</p><p> </p></td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>There is no indication of the number of individual defendants prosecuted for these offences or the final outcome of the prosecution proceeding, or if the charged offence was the substantive charge at the time of finalisation. It is often the case that an individual defendant is charged with more than one offence against the same victim.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In addition to the offence of trafficking for forced labour, the CPS will also prosecute for offences of trafficking.</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 2014-09-11T12:46:33.9397705Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-11T12:46:33.9397705Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4095
unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Crime: Victims more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that a victim of crime who is under 18 years of age and who has no legal guardian or person with parental responsibility can gain access to the Crown Prosecution Service Victims' Right to Review Scheme; and by what means such a victim would gain such access. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 208464 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 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
star this property answer text <p>For the purposes of the scheme, the definition of a victim is that set out in the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime as “any person who has made an allegation to the police, or had an allegation made on his or her behalf, that they have been directly subjected to criminal conduct under the National Crime Recording Standard (NCRS).”</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Victims of crime who are under 18 may therefore directly request a review under the CPS Victims’ Right to Review Scheme without the intervention of a parent or legal guardian.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The scheme is easy to access for all victims. Information about the scheme and contact details of the office to which a referral can be made is given to victims by the police or CPS when the decision not to prosecute is communicated. This communication will be made suitable to the age and understanding of the victim.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Access to the scheme is by post, telephone or email. There is no prescribed form or format and all communication is with trained staff.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Where a request is received directly from a victim aged under 18, enquiries are made with the child and where necessary, with the police officer in charge of the victim’s case, to establish that appropriate adult support is available.</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 2014-10-14T14:38:37.9340706Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-14T14:38:37.9340706Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4082
unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
90942
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Slavery more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, on how many occasions in each region the Crown Prosecution Service has issued a charging authority denied decision against a police request to charge under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 since 2004. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 208607 more like this
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star 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) maintains no central record of the offences, category of offences or a breakdown of the age of victims, on cases referred to the CPS for a charging decision. This information could only be obtained by examining all of the files sent to the CPS for charging advice, 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
star this property grouped question UIN 208608 more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:44:26.3572809Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:44:26.3572809Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4082
unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
90943
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Slavery more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, on how many occasions the Crown Prosecution Service London region has issued a charging authority denied decision against a police request to charge under section 4 of the Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants, etc) Act 2004 where the victim was under 18 years of age in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 208608 more like this
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star 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) maintains no central record of the offences, category of offences or a breakdown of the age of victims, on cases referred to the CPS for a charging decision. This information could only be obtained by examining all of the files sent to the CPS for charging advice, 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
star this property grouped question UIN 208607 more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:44:26.6541274Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:44:26.6541274Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4082
unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this
90944
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Slavery more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, on how many occasions in each region the Crown Prosecution Service has issued a charging authority denied decision against a police request to charge under sections 57, 58 and 59 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 in the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wigan more like this
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Lisa Nandy more like this
star this property uin 208609 more like this
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star 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) maintains no central record of the offences, category of offences, or a breakdown of the age of victims, on cases referred to the CPS for a charging decision. This information could only be obtained by examining all of the files sent to the CPS for charging advice, 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
star this property grouped question UIN 208610 more like this
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less than 2014-10-13T14:48:31.7312139Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T14:48:31.7312139Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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4082
unstar this property label Biography information for Lisa Nandy more like this