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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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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
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many cases were referred to the Crown Prosecution Service for pre-charge decision in 2013-14 and each of the five preceding years; how many of those cases were (a) subject to a decision to take no further action, (b) disposed of by way of a simple caution, (c) disposed of by way of a conditional caution, (d) disposed of by another type of out-of-court disposal, (e) prosecuted, (f) prosecuted successfully and (g) prosecuted successfully where the defendant contested the charge. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury remove filter
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Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the number of suspects (not cases) referred to prosecutors for a pre-charge decision and the number of defendants prosecuted, following a decision to charge.</p><p>The table below shows, in each of the last five years for which figures are available, the total number of charging decisions made against suspects and the outcome of decisions where the decision was to (a) take no further action, (b) caution, (c) conditionally caution or (d) recommend another out of court disposal. In addition, the table shows the number of defendants prosecuted at magistrates' courts and at the Crown Court, by the CPS following a decision to charge (e), the number convicted (f) and the number convicted after a contested hearing (g). The table does not include other outcomes related to pre-charge decisions.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Total Pre-Charge</strong></p><p><strong> Decisions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(a) No Further</strong></p><p><strong> Action</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(b) Simple</strong></p><p><strong> Caution</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(c) Conditional</strong></p><p><strong> Caution</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(d) Other Out </strong><strong>of </strong></p><p><strong>Court Disposal</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(e) Prosecuted</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(f) Convictions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>(g) Conviction</strong></p><p><strong> after Contest</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2008-09</strong></p></td><td><p>532,427</p></td><td><p>140,895</p></td><td><p>9,596</p></td><td><p>8,378</p></td><td><p>4,520</p></td><td><p>357,785</p></td><td><p>288,996</p></td><td><p>31,049</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2009-10</strong></p></td><td><p>477,522</p></td><td><p>127,502</p></td><td><p>8,040</p></td><td><p>8,229</p></td><td><p>3,088</p></td><td><p>326,051</p></td><td><p>259,017</p></td><td><p>28,777</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-11</strong></p></td><td><p>468,656</p></td><td><p>120,144</p></td><td><p>6,595</p></td><td><p>6,935</p></td><td><p>2,390</p></td><td><p>332,935</p></td><td><p>261,539</p></td><td><p>28,186</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-12</strong></p></td><td><p>369,564</p></td><td><p>89,104</p></td><td><p>4,275</p></td><td><p>4,982</p></td><td><p>1,377</p></td><td><p>282,970</p></td><td><p>223,504</p></td><td><p>26,042</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-13</strong></p></td><td><p>309,315</p></td><td><p>73,916</p></td><td><p>2,993</p></td><td><p>3,781</p></td><td><p>863</p></td><td><p>233,594</p></td><td><p>185,176</p></td><td><p>20,872</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data Source: CPS Case Management Information System</p><p>The data reported in the above table are inclusive of suspects referred to the CPS for a charging decision and defendants prosecuted by the specialised national divisions of the CPS including, from April 2011, proceedings formerly dealt with by the prosecution functions of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health.</p><p>Since 2011 the Police have been able to charge some offences without referral to the CPS, as outlined in the DPP's Guidance on Charging which can be found on the CPS website at <a href="https://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/directors_guidance/dpp_guidance_5.html" target="_blank">https://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/directors_guidance/dpp_guidance_5.html</a></p><p>Data for the annual year 2013-14 are not currently available.</p>
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
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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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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what the performance of each Crown Prosecution Service business area was on (a) pre-charge decisions, (b) decisions to take to further action, (c) discontinuances after charge, (d) prosecutions, (e) convictions and (f) convictions after a not-guilty plea for each of the flagged offence groups in 2013-14 and each of the five previous years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury remove filter
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 194784 more like this
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star this property answer text <p>Tables have been deposited in the Library of the House containing the following information for each of the last five years for which complete and validated data is available;</p><p>· Number of pre-charge decisions and the proportion that resulted in a decision to take no further action.</p><p>· Number of finalised prosecutions.</p><p>· Number of convictions and the conviction rate</p><p>· Number of prosecutions discontinued after charge</p><p>· Number of convictions in contested cases</p><p>The figures are broken down for the 13 regional Crown Prosecution Service Areas and by principal offence category of the cases concerned. The principal offence category indicates the most serious offence with which the defendant is charged at the time of finalisation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Oliver Heald more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property file name 194784 - Data tables -Pre charge decisions.XLSX more like this
star this property title Tabels - CPS pre charge decisions more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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unstar this property date less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
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unstar this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the Crown Prosecution Service conviction rate was in cases of homicide involving (a) two, (b) three, (c) four and (d) five or more defendants in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury remove filter
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Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The requested conviction rates are given in the table. The information is <br>taken from the Home Office Homicide Index. Data for 2013/14 will be published <br>in early 2015.<br><br>The circumstances surrounding a homicide can be complex and it can take time <br>for cases to pass through the criminal justice system. As a result, the <br>conviction rates in the table for recent years will be lower (than for earlier <br>years) but will rise as more of these cases flow through the system and will <br>therefore be higher in future publications.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><strong>Table A Conviction rate<sup>2</sup> for offences currently recorded as homicide by number of suspects, 2008/09 to 2012/13</strong></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><strong>England and Wales</strong></td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td><strong>Number of suspects</strong></td><td><strong>2008/09</strong></td><td><strong>2009/10</strong></td><td><strong>2010/11</strong></td><td><strong>2011/12</strong></td><td><strong>2012/13</strong></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td colspan="2"><em>Conviction rate (%)</em></td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Two</td><td>82</td><td>75</td><td>67</td><td>63</td><td>53</td></tr><tr><td>Three</td><td>82</td><td>80</td><td>52</td><td>73</td><td>56</td></tr><tr><td>Four</td><td>90</td><td>75</td><td>78</td><td>25</td><td>29</td></tr><tr><td>Five or more</td><td>75</td><td>80</td><td>67</td><td>56</td><td>50</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Source: Home Office Homicide Index</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="6">1. As at 8 November 2013; The circumstances surrounding a homicide can be complex and it can take time for cases to pass through the criminal justice system. As a result the figures for convicted suspects will increase as the cases pass through the criminal justice system.</td></tr><tr><td colspan="6">2. Conviction rate is the proportion of homicide offences that resulted in a conviction for at least one of the suspects.</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Lewes more like this
star this property answering member printed Norman Baker more like this
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less than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-28T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Norman Baker more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this