||<p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) do not keep a central electronic record of
the charges considered by prosecutors following a request for a pre-charge decision
(PCD) by the police. To identify the number of PCDs in which a charge relating to
the downloading of indecent images of children was considered would require a manual
exercise to review individual PCD files which would attract a disproportionate cost.
For the same reason, it is not possible to provide data related to the grounds for
declining to prosecute PCD referrals involving allegations of downloaded indecent