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star this property date less than 2015-01-15more like thismore than 2015-01-15
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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 Stalking more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what the sex was of the (a) complainant and (b) defendant in each of the cases of stalking brought since the implementation of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012; and what the outcome was in each such case. 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 220996 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-01-21more like thismore than 2015-01-21
star this property answer text <blockquote><p> </p><p>The Crown Prosecution Service does not maintain a central record of the sex of either complainants or defendants prosecuted in cases where charges of stalking under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 have been brought. Obtaining this information would require a manual review of individual case files which would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p></blockquote> 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 2015-01-21T14:32:42.6Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-21T14:32:42.6Z
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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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star this property date less than 2015-06-29more like thismore than 2015-06-29
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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 Director of Public Prosecutions more like this
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, if he will make it his policy to enable a Select Committee to hold a confirmation hearings for the post of Director of Public Prosecutions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Clacton more like this
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Mr Douglas Carswell more like this
star this property uin 4608 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 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
star this property answer text <blockquote><p> </p><p>The post of Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is a Civil Service appointment. The process is conducted by the independent Civil Service Commission in line with statute and the Government has no plans to change this. The Commission appoints a panel to carry out the process. In recent competitions, the panel has consisted of the Cabinet Secretary, a senior Civil Service Commissioner, a non-executive director from the relevant department and an external stakeholder - which in the case of the DPP might be a Court of Appeal judge.</p><p> </p></blockquote> 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 2015-07-07T11:00:36.12Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-07T11:00:36.12Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Douglas Carswell more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-17more like thismore than 2017-10-17
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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 Crown Prosecution Service: Welsh Government more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps he is taking to ensure greater collaboration between the Crown Prosecution Service and the Welsh Government. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Liz Saville Roberts more like this
star this property uin 108331 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-10-25more like thismore than 2017-10-25
star this property answer text <ol><li><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) works actively and regularly alongside the Welsh Government on a range of issues of mutual interest, notwithstanding that responsibility for criminal justice is not devolved.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>Recent examples of cooperation between the CPS and the Welsh Government include the following:</p></li></ol><p> </p><ul><li><p>The CPS has contributed to the development of the Welsh Government’s National Strategy on Violence against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence. The Welsh Government has committed to work with the CPS and other criminal justice agencies to improve the response to those who report domestic abuse and sexual violence. The CPS continues to work with the Welsh Government on the delivery of the strategy.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The CPS contributed substantially to the establishment of the Hate Crime Criminal Justice Board Cymru and its first chair was the CPS Hate Crime Coordinator. The Board draws together the Welsh Police Forces, and other non-devolved bodies such as the CPS and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service.</p></li></ul><p> </p><ul><li><p>CPS Cymru-Wales is represented strongly on the Welsh Government’s Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group which provides strategic leadership for the delivery of tackling slavery in Wales.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The CPS is represented on the regional Welsh Government Mental Health and Criminal Justice Boards.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The CPS has met with representatives of the Counsel General for Wales and has responded to the consultation on developing a Welsh Government Code for Prosecutors.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>The CPS has worked with the Welsh Government and the four Police Forces in Wales to develop a Memorandum of Understanding on Tackling Violence and Aggression Against NHS Wales Staff.</p><p> </p></li><li><p>CPS Cymru-Wales has appointed a senior manager to take lead responsibility for liaison with the Welsh Government to further strengthen relationships.</p></li></ul>
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 2017-10-25T13:29:30.217Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-25T13:29:30.217Z
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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 Liz Saville Roberts more like this
90903
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 Ashya King more like this
unstar 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 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
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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 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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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Stephen Barclay more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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
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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 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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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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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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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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thisremove minimum value filter
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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 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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star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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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 Crown Prosecution Service: West Midlands 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 staff were employed in each Department in the CPS in the West Midlands on (a) 30 May 2010 and (b) 30 September 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak more like this
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Steve McCabe more like this
star this property uin 213935 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>(a) As of 30 June 2010* a total of 794 staff were employed within what was the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands Group.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>CPS Staffordshire</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>129</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>CPS Warwickshire</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>35</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>CPS West Mercia</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>133</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p>CPS West Midlands</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>497</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>794</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6"><p>(b) As of 30 September 2018 a total of 422 staff were employed within the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands. Each constituent Unit (Department) of the Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands is shown below:</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands Area Business Centre</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>14</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands Complex Casework Unit</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>23</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands Crown Court Unit</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>171</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands Magistrates Court Unit</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>158</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands Management Unit</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>17</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>West Midlands RASSO Unit</p></td><td colspan="2"><p>39</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>422</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><strong>Note</strong>: * CPS HR management information in relation to staff in post is only available from June 2010. (Data Source Trent HR Database as at 31.01.2019)</p><p> </p><p>Following an organisational restructure in 2011, the separate Areas of Crown Prosecution Service Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Mercia and West Midlands combined under a single Chief Crown Prosecutor leadership to form the Area of Crown Prosecution Service West Midlands.</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 2019-02-06T16:12:59.9Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T16:12:59.9Z
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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 Steve McCabe more like this