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star this property date less than 2014-07-01more like thismore than 2014-07-01
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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
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 16 June 2014, Official Report, column 389W, on the legal profession, what proportion of the money spent on consultancy fees by the Crown Prosecution Service was paid to which companies for what services in (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014 to date. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester East more like this
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Keith Vaz more like this
star this property uin 203402 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>A table setting out the proportion of the money spent on consultancy fees by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) paid to companies for services in financial years from 2010/11 to 2013/14 has been placed in the Library of the House, together with the corresponding expenditure. The CPS financial reporting systems are configured to provide information based on financial rather than calendar years.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-07-16T15:17:21.04more like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name CPS consultancy data 2010-2014.docx more like this
star this property title CPS consultancy data 2010 -2014 more like this
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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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unstar this property label Biography information for Keith Vaz more like this
100080
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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
star this property hansard heading Judicial Review more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many judicial reviews there were involving Government departments according to records held by the (a) Treasury Solicitor and (b) Administrative Court Office in each of the last four years; and how many such reviews were upheld in whole or in part in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Mr Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 211271 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Treasury Solicitor’s Department holds records relating only to those cases in which it has acted. The Treasury Solicitor represents most, but not all, government departments in litigation. For example, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs normally conducts its own litigation. According to records held by the Treasury Solicitor, the number of judicial reviews involving government departments in which it has acted in each of the last four years is as follows:</p><p>2010 – 8,566</p><p>2011 – 9,603</p><p>2012 – 10,274</p><p>2013 – 16,449</p><p>Information relating to how many of those reviews were upheld in whole or in part in each year is not held centrally and could not be created without incurring disproportionate cost.</p><p><del class="ministerial">The Administrative Court Office does not collate the information requested centrally and determining the number of reviews and how many such reviews were upheld in whole or in part would incur a disproportionate cost.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The information requested in respect of the Administrative Court Office is published online at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/267408/additional-court-tables-2012.xls" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/267408/additional-court-tables-2012.xls</a> . The 2013 data is not currently available.</ins></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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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2014-10-28T15:10:43.167Z
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less than 2015-01-05T17:35:17.82Zmore like thismore than 2015-01-05T17:35:17.82Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-14more like thismore than 2014-10-14
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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
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service 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 and what proportion of local authorities in England and Wales have adopted the new information-sharing protocol between the Crown Prosecution Service, police and councils. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 210546 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
unstar this property answer text <p>Implementation of the measures in the national protocol is secured through agreement of local arrangements. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains no central records of the number of local authorities that have adopted the national 2013 Protocol. However, in a recent survey of Chief Crown Prosecutors, the CPS found that, following the publication of the national multi-agency 2013 protocol, 82 of the 174 Local Authorities responsible for children’s services have so far signed local disclosure protocols.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-10-21T16:10:41.8535605Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-21T16:10:41.8535605Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what steps he plans to take in response to the finding of HM Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Inspector in his Annual Report 2013-14, page 12, that there was a considerable decline in performance of the CPS in that year in relation to how it handled its disclosure obligations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205209 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>The CPS is committed to the proper application of the disclosure provisions in the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 and is already engaged in a range of activities that will improve performance in this area:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>· A disclosure assurance regime is in place for Crown Court disclosure;</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>· The CPS contributed to the Kinch / Riddle review into disclosure in the magistrates’ courts and is implementing the recommendations as part of the cross-CJS efforts to transform summary justice. This will mean more targeted and effective disclosure at first hearing in magistrates’ courts; and</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>· CPS has addressed the recommendations of the Gross reviews and the HMCPSI review of disclosure in R v Mouncher to further improve performance.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS continues to look at how compliance with the disclosure regime can be improved and will actively consider further initiatives as necessary.</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 2014-09-01T15:08:08.4920855Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T15:08:08.4920855Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-21more like thismore than 2014-10-21
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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 hansard heading Harassment more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many people have been charged to date under sections (a) 2A and (b) 4A of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 who could not have been charged using sections (i) 2 and (ii) 4. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Dwyfor Meirionnydd more like this
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Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this
star this property uin 211307 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a separate record of the number of people charged and prosecuted for stalking under sections (a) 2A and (b) 4A of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 who could not have been charged for harassment using sections (i) 2 and (ii) 4.</p><p> </p><p>The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 does not provide a definitive list of behaviors that would allow for a prosecution for either harassment or stalking and CPS prosecutors determine the most appropriate charges in any given prosecution based on the facts of the case.</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 2014-10-27T17:09:19.207728Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T17:09:19.207728Z
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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 Mr Elfyn Llwyd more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Stalking more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many employees of the Crown Prosecution Service have been trained on the law on stalking to date; and what further such training is planned. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
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Nadine Dorries more like this
star this property uin 211538 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has developed two online e-Learning courses on all types of stalking. The “Cyber Crime: Cyber Stalking” course includes cyber stalking, non-cyber stalking and harassment. The “Stalking and Harassment” course (which was released in April 2014) deals specifically with stalking and harassment offences.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS maintains a central record of the number of employees who have been trained on the law on stalking by way of the e-Learning courses. 1581 of its employees in post on 23 October 2014 have completed all elements of either of the e-Learning courses in the period between 1 November 2012 (the month when the Cyber Stalking e-Learning module was revised to include the new stalking offences) and 23 October 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In October 2014 the CPS issued follow-up, face-to-face training material on the Stalking and Harassment offences. It can be used flexibly at a local CPS level; accordingly, its delivery is not recorded on a central database.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Although there are no current plans for new training products to be launched, the CPS will continue to train its staff in this critical area of work.</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 2014-10-28T13:15:18.0854691Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T13:15:18.0854691Z
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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 Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Stalking more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many people have been charged under the provisions of section 4a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 since 25 November 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Walthamstow more like this
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Stella Creasy more like this
star this property uin 211469 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-27more like thismore than 2014-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd on 23<sup>rd</sup> October 2014 (questions, 211141, 211143 and 211144). The previous answer included tables detailing the number of offences charged under Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(i), Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(ii) and 2A(1) of the 1997 Act broken down by each police force in England and Wales.</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 2014-10-27T17:36:47.6085527Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-27T17:36:47.6085527Z
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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 Stella Creasy more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Stalking more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many people have been charged under the provisions of section 4a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 since 25 November 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
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Nadine Dorries more like this
star this property uin 211534 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd on 23<sup>rd</sup> October 2014 (questions, 211141, 211143 and 211144). The previous answer included tables detailing the number of offences charged under Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(i), Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(ii) and 2A(1) of the 1997 Act broken down by each police force in England and Wales.</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 211533 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T13:17:54.7648416Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T13:17:54.7648416Z
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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 Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-22more like thismore than 2014-10-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Stalking 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 people have been charged under the provisions of section 2a of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 since 25 November 2012. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Bedfordshire more like this
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Nadine Dorries more like this
star this property uin 211533 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave to the Hon. Member for Dwyfor Meirionnydd on 23<sup>rd</sup> October 2014 (questions, 211141, 211143 and 211144). The previous answer included tables detailing the number of offences charged under Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(i), Sections 4A(1)(a)(b)(ii) and 2A(1) of the 1997 Act broken down by each police force in England and Wales.</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 211534 more like this
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less than 2014-10-28T13:17:54.542166Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T13:17:54.542166Z
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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 Ms Nadine Dorries more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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 hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will place in the Library a table of Crown Prosecution Service child-abuse flagged (a) pre-charge decisions, (b) prosecutions and (c) convictions for each financial year since 2006-07. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 211679 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The information requested is contained in the attached table, a copy of which has been deposited in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS definition of child abuse covers any case where the victim was under 18 years of age at the time of the offence. This includes allegations or crimes perpetrated by both adults and persons under the age of 18. Child abuse includes physical, emotional and sexual criminal offences, as well as neglect of a child and historical child abuse where the victim is now an adult. The data provided is primarily used for monitoring performance on cases that involve allegations of child abuse. The data relies on the application of a monitoring flag and is accurate only to the extent that the flag is correctly applied.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The CPS has published a breakdown of both pre-charge decisions and prosecutions for child abuse flagged cases within the annual ‘Violence against Women and Girls Report 2013-14’.</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 2014-10-28T13:05:17.726002Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T13:05:17.726002Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name 211679 - CPS child abuse data.xlsx more like this
star this property title CPS child abuse flagged data more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-10-23more like thismore than 2014-10-23
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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
star this property hansard heading Offences against Children more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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, if he will place in the Library a list of the local authorities who have adopted the information-sharing protocol launched by the Crown Prosecution Service in January 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 211680 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 2014-10-28more like thismore than 2014-10-28
unstar this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not centrally record the number of local authorities that have adopted the national disclosure Protocol.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A survey of Chief Crown Prosecutors found that 82 local authorities have signed a local protocol as of 5 September 2014. The attached list of the local authorities identified in the survey has been placed in the library.</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 2014-10-28T13:10:13.5272744Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-28T13:10:13.5272744Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property file name 211680 - Table - information sharing Protocol.docx more like this
star this property title List: signatories - protocol more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-06-24more like thismore than 2014-06-24
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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
star this property answering dept sort name Attorney General more like this
star this property hansard heading Serious Fraud Office more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many (a) investigations were carried out, (b) individuals were charged, (c) corporates were charged, (d) criminal prosecutions were launched and (e) criminal convictions were secured by the Serious Fraud Office in (i) 2012-13 and (ii) each of the five preceding years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 201977 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>11 convictions were secured in 2013/14 and 16 prosecutions were completed in 2013/14 (including those with convictions).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates and, where appropriate, prosecutes cases of serious or complex fraud (including cases of domestic or overseas bribery and corruption) which, in the opinion of the Director of the SFO, call for the multi-disciplinary approach and legislative powers available to the SFO. Since April 2012, the SFO’s caseload has been recalibrated so that it is taking on fewer and more complex cases, as envisaged by the Roskill model.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The SFO’s Intelligence Unit will assess all matters referred to the SFO whether by the public, the police or other agencies or organisations and refer those considered suitable for acceptance to a Case Evaluation Board before submission to the Director for his decision to open a criminal investigation under the Criminal Justice Act 1987.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SFO investigations are complex, and this can sometimes lead to investigations merging or splitting into different parts. For instance, the Libor investigation is into numerous financial institutions, and there are other large investigations which have been subdivided.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested for earlier years is contained in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009/10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008/09</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2007/08</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of investigations opened</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of individuals charged</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of corporates charged</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of convictions secured</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of prosecutions completed by defendant (including those convicted)</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 1: Two cases have been opened, closed, and then re-opened. These have been counted only once in the data above.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 2: Prior to April 2012 the SFO did not collate all of its casework data centrally and it is therefore possible that some records form this period may not have been identified. The SFO is currently carrying out a project to ensure that its reporting systems are more robust in the future.</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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205065 more like this
205092 more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.3189796Z
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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 Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
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Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce 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, what costs his Department has incurred in prosecuting the case of (a) Christopher Huhne and (b) Vasiliki Pryce. 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 204655 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 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>The total cost the CPS incurred in prosecuting the case was £150,710.88. The cost incurred in relation to each defendant individually is not available, as some of the costs were recorded for both defendants collectively.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-07-16T15:25:44.1731171Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-16T15:25:44.1731171Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright 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 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Attorney General more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Pay 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 officials in the Law Officers' Departments, of each grade, have remained at that grade since 2010 but received a pay rise; and how much of a rise each such person at each such grade has received. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Exeter more like this
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Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin 204761 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-16more like thismore than 2014-07-16
unstar this property answer text <p>Tables containing the information requested plus accompanying notes have been placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-07-16T15:31:06.5233763Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-16T15:31:06.5233763Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name Law Officers Dept's pay and grade details.docx more like this
star this property title LOD's Pay and Grades 2010-2014 more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Ben Bradshaw more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-09more like thismore than 2014-07-09
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Attorney General more like this
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unstar 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 Procurement more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 much and what proportion of the Law Officers' Departments' budget was spent on activities which were contracted out in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2010-11, (c) 2011-12, (d) 2012-13 and (e) 2013-14; and how much and what proportion of the Law Officers' Department's budget he expects to be contracted out in 2014-15. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Sadiq Khan more like this
star this property uin 204893 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>Tables showing the information requested for the Crown Prosecution Service and the Serious Fraud Office have been placed in the Library of the House.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The remaining Law Officers’ Departments are unable to provide any reliable estimates of the amount spent annually on contracted out services since 2009-10 without incurring a disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:56:03.9993549Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:56:03.9993549Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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star this property file name Tables for deposit- PQ 204893 contracted work in LOD's.doc more like this
star this property title Table - contracted out services - LOD's more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sadiq Khan more like this
76968
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Public Expenditure more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how much the (a) Serious Fraud Office and (b) Crown Prosecution Service spent on (i) travel, (ii) furniture and fittings and (iii) any dilapidation claims arising from the quitting of premises in each year since 2008. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205094 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 2014-07-17more like thismore than 2014-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>The Serious Fraud Office moved from its premises at Elm House on Elm Street and part of the ITN building on Gray's Inn Road at the end of 2012. It is now located on one site in Cockspur Street.</p><p>The information requested is set out in the table below. There were no relevant costs in 2008/09 or 2009/10.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Travel</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>9</p></td><td><p>24</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Furniture and fittings</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dilapidations</p></td><td><p>750</p></td><td><p>290</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>The Crown Prosecution Service spent the following amounts on furniture and fittings and dilapidations in each year since 2008.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013/14</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009/10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008/09</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>£‘000's</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Furniture and Fittings</p></td><td><p>386</p></td><td><p>497</p></td><td><p>957</p></td><td><p>4,210</p></td><td><p>4,462</p></td><td><p>3,197</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Dilapidations</p></td><td><p>1,992</p></td><td><p>917</p></td><td><p>1,595</p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>362</p></td><td><p>185</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Expenditure incurred on dilapidations occurred as a result of quitting premises. Expenditure on furniture and fittings covers all such expenditure. To identify spend that relates solely and specifically to quitting premises would involve the checking of thousands of invoices and would incur a disproportionate cost.</p><p>From records held it is also not possible to identify spend on travel arising from quitting premises without incurring a disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2014-07-17T16:27:23.0861326Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-17T16:27:23.0861326Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
76969
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Serious Fraud Office more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 much the Serious Fraud Office spent on civil claims in which it was the respondent in 2013-14. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205095 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 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Serious Fraud Office spent £10,833k on civil claims in which it was the respondent in 2013-14, including legal costs and other payments.</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 2014-09-01T13:50:23.3000739Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T13:50:23.3000739Z
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4106
star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
76970
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 and what proportion of all (a) Crown Prosecution Service and (b) Serious Fraud Office cases were prosecuted by external counsel in 2013-14 and each of the five preceding years; and what the cost to each agency was of such counsel in each such year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205096 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 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p>Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) cases are not prosecuted exclusively by self-employed advocates or in-house advocates. Many cases are transferred between self-employed and in-house advocates and therefore it is not possible to report on the number or proportion of cases prosecuted solely by one type of advocate or the other.</p><p>However, the CPS does record the proportion of work undertaken across the 13 CPS Areas in the Crown Court by self-employed advocates by value, in accordance with the graduated fee scheme (GFS). CPS records show:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>Crown Court Advocacy (13 Area position)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>SELF-EMPLOYED ADVOCATES</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td><p><strong>% of prosecutions by GFS value</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008-09</p></td><td><p>78%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009-10</p></td><td><p>75%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010-11</p></td><td><p>72%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011-12</p></td><td><p>69%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012-13</p></td><td><p>70%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013-14</p></td><td><p>71%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The cost to the CPS of fees paid to self-employed advocates in relation to Crown Court and Higher Court advice, preparation and advocacy for each of the last six years is:</p><p> </p><p>2013-14: £114,606,541</p><p>2012-13: £110,608,524</p><p>2011-12; £111,041,044</p><p>2010-11: £134,194,869</p><p>2009-10: £135,296,368</p><p>2008-09: £127,132,677</p><p> </p><p>Note: Figures include VAT and are all fees paid to self-employed advocates not just those paid under the graduated fee scheme.</p><p>All of the cases prosecuted by the Serious Fraud Office in the Crown Court are prosecuted by external counsel. Costs associated with this are detailed in the following table.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td> </td><td><p>2008/09</p></td><td><p>2009/10</p></td><td><p>2010/11</p></td><td><p>2011/12</p></td><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>2013/14</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Fees to counsel relating</strong></p><p><strong> to prosecution work</strong></p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,146k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£2,313k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,651k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£4,008k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£3,548k</p></td><td><p> </p><p> </p><p>£4,167k</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Kenilworth and Southam more like this
star this property answering member printed Jeremy Wright more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:06:48.6474302Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:06:48.6474302Z
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1560
star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Wright more like this
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1536
unstar this property label Biography information for Emily Thornberry more like this
76971
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Fraud: Prosecutions more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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 prosecutions have been completed by the Serious Fraud Office in 2013-14 and each of the previous five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Emily Thornberry more like this
star this property uin 205092 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-09-01more like thismore than 2014-09-01
unstar this property answer text <p> </p><p>11 convictions were secured in 2013/14 and 16 prosecutions were completed in 2013/14 (including those with convictions).</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigates and, where appropriate, prosecutes cases of serious or complex fraud (including cases of domestic or overseas bribery and corruption) which, in the opinion of the Director of the SFO, call for the multi-disciplinary approach and legislative powers available to the SFO. Since April 2012, the SFO’s caseload has been recalibrated so that it is taking on fewer and more complex cases, as envisaged by the Roskill model.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The SFO’s Intelligence Unit will assess all matters referred to the SFO whether by the public, the police or other agencies or organisations and refer those considered suitable for acceptance to a Case Evaluation Board before submission to the Director for his decision to open a criminal investigation under the Criminal Justice Act 1987.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>SFO investigations are complex, and this can sometimes lead to investigations merging or splitting into different parts. For instance, the Libor investigation is into numerous financial institutions, and there are other large investigations which have been subdivided.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The information requested for earlier years is contained in the following table.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>2012/13</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011/12</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010/11</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009/10</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008/09</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2007/08</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of investigations opened</p></td><td><p>8</p></td><td><p>10</p></td><td><p>13</p></td><td><p>17</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>18</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of individuals charged</p></td><td><p>18</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>25</p></td><td><p>57</p></td><td><p>31</p></td><td><p>20</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of corporates charged</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td><td><p>2</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of convictions secured</p></td><td><p>14</p></td><td><p>39</p></td><td><p>23</p></td><td><p>24</p></td><td><p>33</p></td><td><p>17</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Number of prosecutions completed by defendant (including those convicted)</p></td><td><p>20</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>28</p></td><td><p>26</p></td><td><p>54</p></td><td><p>25</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 1: Two cases have been opened, closed, and then re-opened. These have been counted only once in the data above.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Note 2: Prior to April 2012 the SFO did not collate all of its casework data centrally and it is therefore possible that some records form this period may not have been identified. The SFO is currently carrying out a project to ensure that its reporting systems are more robust in the future.</p>
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
201977 more like this
205065 more like this
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less than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.5220891Zmore like thismore than 2014-09-01T14:33:31.5220891Z
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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 Emily Thornberry more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-07-10more like thismore than 2014-07-10
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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
star this property hansard heading Administration of Justice more like this
star this property house id 1 remove filter
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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, what proportion of judicial orders and instructions were complied with by the Crown Prosecution Service (a) on time, (b) late and (c) not at all in each of the last 15 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington South and Finsbury more like this
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Emily Thornberry more like this
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