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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Crown Prosecution Service: Staff more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 16 October 2018 to Question 175908, how many staff the Crown Prosecution Service employed (a) in each region and (b) at CPS Direct as at (i) 30 September 2018 and (ii) 30 September 2008. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>As of 30 September 2018, the CPS employed a total of 5,936 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions. A breakdown is provided in the following table:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Headquarters</p></td><td><p>502</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Central Casework Divisions</p></td><td><p>706</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Direct</p></td><td><p>181</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cymru Wales</p></td><td><p>275</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>318</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>258</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London North</p></td><td><p>456</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London South</p></td><td><p>476</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Mersey Cheshire</p></td><td><p>235</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>259</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>464</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>251</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>219</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames &amp; Chiltern</p></td><td><p>271</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wessex</p></td><td><p>217</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>422</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>426</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5936</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>As of 30 September 2008, the CPS employed a total of 8,768 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions. A breakdown is provided in the following table:</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Headquarters</p></td><td><p>587</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Central Casework</p></td><td><p>233</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Direct</p></td><td><p>158</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>596</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Eastern</p></td><td><p>432</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Greater Manchester</p></td><td><p>498</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Lancashire &amp; Cumbria</p></td><td><p>331</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>1367</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Merseyside &amp; Cheshire</p></td><td><p>385</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North &amp; West Yorkshire</p></td><td><p>415</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>462</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>444</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>370</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>311</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames &amp; Chiltern</p></td><td><p>422</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cymru Wales</p></td><td><p>480</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wessex</p></td><td><p>392</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>885</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8,768</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>(Data Source Trent HR Database as at 22/11/2018)</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 2018-11-26T11:39:51.817Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T11:39:51.817Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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1011647
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star this property date less than 2018-11-21more like thismore than 2018-11-21
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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: Staff more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the answer of 16 October 2018 to Question 175908, during the same period what the change has been in the overall case load for the Crown Prosecution Service. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-26more like thismore than 2018-11-26
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the volumes of completed prosecutions, or caseload, as a count of the number of defendants. The table below shows the number of prosecutions for both the 12 months ending September 2008 and September 2018 and the change in both volume and percent.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2008 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2018 </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume Change </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Change % </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>CPS Prosecution Caseload </strong></p></td><td><p>1,051,047</p></td><td><p>511,090</p></td><td><p>-539,957</p></td><td><p>-51.4%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>(Data Source: Case Management Information System)</p><p> </p><p>The types of cases prosecuted by the CPS have changed significantly in the period between 2008 and 2018. Prosecutions for more serious and complex cases have risen, including a 5% increase in homicide, a 17% increase in fraud and forgery and a 28% increase in sexual offences cases. During the same period, minor motoring cases have fallen by 74% as responsibility for prosecuting some of these cases has transferred to the police.</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 2018-11-26T11:45:47.67Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-26T11:45:47.67Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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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 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November 2018 to Question 194050 on Crown Prosecution Service: Staff, how many minor motoring cases were transferred to the police in the same period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (the 1985 Act) provides that the DPP had a duty to take over the conduct of all criminal proceedings, save for specified proceedings.</p><p> </p><p>Specified proceedings are designated by Section 3(3) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 and the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) Order 1999 (the 1999 order) and include most motoring offences which are commenced by the police in accordance with Section 12 Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980.</p><p> </p><p>In 2012, the following motoring offences were added to the list of specified proceedings:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>No</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Section</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Statute</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Offence</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1.</p></td><td><p>s.3</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Careless and inconsiderate driving</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2.</p></td><td><p>s.35</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to comply with a traffic direction</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3.</p></td><td><p>s.163</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to stop a motor vehicle or bicycle when required to do so by the police</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4.</p></td><td><p>s.170</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to stop, report an accident or give information or documents when required to do so</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) holds no record of the number of these motoring cases that were prosecuted by the police.</p><p> </p><p>The CPS does however maintain a central record of the volumes of completed prosecutions, assigned the Principal Offence Category ‘Motoring Offences’, as a count of the number of defendants.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows that the number of these prosecutions has fallen between 2008 and 2018 as a likely result of the additional motoring offences having been added to the list of specified proceedings.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2018</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Motoring Offences Prosecution Caseload</p></td><td><p>379,837</p></td><td><p>99,331</p></td><td><p>-280,506</p></td><td><p>-73.8%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table><tbody><tr><td><p><em>Data Source: Case Management Information System</em></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
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 2018-12-10T16:13:58.843Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T16:13:58.843Z
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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 199279 and 199280 Annex 1 - Steve McCabe.doc more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
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Attorney General more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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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 26 November 2018 to Question 194050 on Crown Prosecution Service: Staff, what other types of case were transferred to the police in the same period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-10more like thismore than 2018-12-10
star this property answer text <p>The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (the 1985 Act) provides that the DPP had a duty to take over the conduct of all criminal proceedings, save for specified proceedings.</p><p> </p><p>Specified proceedings are designated by Section 3(3) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 and the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) Order 1999 (the 1999 order) and include most motoring offences which are commenced by the police in accordance with Section 12 Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 by serving with the summons either a statement of facts about the offence or a copy of the written statements.</p><p> </p><p>The 1999 order also provides that proceedings cease to be specified when a court begins to receive evidence. At that stage the duty for a prosecutor to conduct the proceedings engages.</p><p> </p><p>Annex 1 provides the full list of offences falling within The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (specified proceedings) Order 1999) and including all amendments to date.</p><p> </p><p>During the 2008 – 2018 period the following offences were added to the list of specified proceedings as follows:</p><p> </p><p>Offences added in 2012:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>No</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Section</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Statute</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Offence</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1.</p></td><td><p>s.3</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Careless and inconsiderate driving</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2.</p></td><td><p>s.35</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to comply with a traffic direction</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>3.</p></td><td><p>s.163</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to stop a motor vehicle or bicycle when required to do so by the police</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>4.</p></td><td><p>s.170</p></td><td><p>Road Traffic Act 1988</p></td><td><p>Failing to stop, report an accident or give information or documents when required to do so</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>5.</p></td><td><p>s.1(1)</p></td><td><p>Criminal Damage Act 1971</p></td><td><p>Criminal damage where the value of the property involved is no more than £5,000 (not including arson)</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>6.</p></td><td><p>s.12</p></td><td><p>Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001</p></td><td><p>Consumption of alcohol in a designated public place</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>7.</p></td><td><p>s.91</p></td><td><p>Criminal Justice Act 1967</p></td><td><p>Disorderly behaviour while drunk in a public place</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>8.</p></td><td><p>s.12</p></td><td><p>Licensing Act 1872</p></td><td><p>Being drunk in a highway, other public place or licensed premises</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>9.</p></td><td><p>s.63B(8)</p></td><td><p>Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984</p></td><td><p>Failing to give a sample for the purposes of testing for the presence of Class A drugs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>10.</p></td><td><p>s.12(3) and 14(3)</p></td><td><p>Drugs Act 2005</p></td><td><p>Failing to attend an assessment following testing for the presence of Class A drugs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>11.</p></td><td><p>s.55 and 56</p></td><td><p>British Transport Commission Act 1949</p></td><td><p>Trespassing or throwing stones on the railway</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>12.</p></td><td><p>s.49</p></td><td><p>Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004</p></td><td><p>Knowingly giving a false alarm of fire</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>13.</p></td><td><p>s.5</p></td><td><p>Public Order Act 1986</p></td><td><p>Behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>14.</p></td><td><p>s.11</p></td><td><p>Fireworks Act 2003</p></td><td><p>Contravention of a prohibition or failure to comply with a requirement imposed by or under fireworks regulations or making false statements</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>15.</p></td><td><p>s.80</p></td><td><p>Explosives Act 1875</p></td><td><p>Throwing fireworks in a thoroughfare</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>16.</p></td><td><p>s.87(1)</p></td><td><p>Environmental Protection Act 1990</p></td><td><p>Depositing and leaving litter</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Offences added in 2014:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>No</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Section</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Statute</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Offence</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>1.</p></td><td><p>s.1</p></td><td><p>Theft Act 1968 (but only if the offence constitutes low-value shoplifting within the meaning of section 22A(3) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980)</p></td><td><p>Theft (Shoplifting where the value of the stolen goods is worth £200 or less)</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </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 2018-12-10T16:14:55.17Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-10T16:14:55.17Z
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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 199279 and 199280 Annex 1 - Steve McCabe.doc more like this
star this property title Annex 1 more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-19more like thismore than 2018-12-19
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star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Attorney General more like this
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star this property hansard heading Road Traffic Offences: Prosecutions more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, pursuant to the Answer of 10 of September 2018 to Question 199279, which motoring offences remain the responsibility of the CPS. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
unstar this property uin 203777 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-11more like thismore than 2019-01-11
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service maintains a list of motoring offences available for prosecution. This is set out as Annex 1.</p><p> </p><p>Offences that are specified by The Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 (Specified Proceedings) Order 1999 have been highlighted within Annex 1. They are commenced by the police in accordance with Section 12 Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980. The DPP has a duty, in accordance with section 3(2)(a) Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, to take over the conduct of proceedings including proceedings for offences that are no longer specified. An offence ceases to be specified if the accused does not plead guilty.</p><p> </p> 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 2019-01-11T11:34:38.823Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-11T11:34:38.823Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland 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 Road Traffic Offences: 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, pursuant to the Answer of 26 November 2018 to Question 194050 on Crown Prosecution Service: Staff, what the figure was for prosecutions for minor motoring offences (a) at the beginning of that period (b) at the end of that period. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of prosecuted defendants by twelve Principal Offence Categories, including the category of Motoring Offences.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of summary-only prosecutions at magistrates’ courts allocated to the Motoring Offences category for both the 12 months ending September 2008 and September 2018 and the change in both volume and percent.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Year Ending September 2018</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Motoring Prosecution Caseload</p></td><td><p>367,905</p></td><td><p>95,726</p></td><td><p>-272,179</p></td><td><p>-74.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: Case Management Information System</p><p>It is not possible to disaggregate figures to show separately the volume and outcome of proceedings for individual offences within the Motoring Offences category.</p><p> </p><p>While the number of overall prosecutions has decreased during the period, the highest fall in caseload has been in magistrates’ courts, where volumes reduced by 54.1%. This followed changes to the list of specified offences made in 2012 which transferred responsibility for prosecuting many low level motoring offences back to the police.</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 2019-02-04T13:54:19.447Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T13:54:19.447Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland 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
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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, what the change has been in the overall case load for the CPS in the West Midlands between May 2010 and November 2018. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Selly Oak remove filter
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Steve McCabe more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the volumes of completed prosecutions, or caseload, as a count of the number of defendants and collates the data collected in financial years.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of finalised prosecution outcomes in the West Midlands CPS Area during each year from 2010-11 to 2017-18 and the year on year change in both volume and percent.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Prosecution Caseload</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume Change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>84,299</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>78,303</p></td><td><p>-5,996</p></td><td><p>-7.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>72,389</p></td><td><p>-5,914</p></td><td><p>-7.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>69,584</p></td><td><p>-2,805</p></td><td><p>-3.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td><td><p>59,878</p></td><td><p>-9,706</p></td><td><p>-13.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015-2016</strong></p></td><td><p>65,808</p></td><td><p>5,930</p></td><td><p>9.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016-2017</strong></p></td><td><p>66,841</p></td><td><p>1,033</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017-2018</strong></p></td><td><p>58,849</p></td><td><p>-7,992</p></td><td><p>-12.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: CPS Management Information System</p><p> </p><p>It is important to be aware that the types of cases prosecuted by West Midlands CPS have changed significantly in the period between 2010 and 2018. The Area is prosecuting more serious and complex cases as evidenced by a 46% increase in homicide (38% nationally), a 34% increase in fraud and forgery (26% nationally) and a 55% increase in sexual offences cases (26% nationally). During this period, minor motoring cases have fallen by 67% in both the Area and across England and Wales as a result of the transfer of responsibility for the prosecution of these offences back to the police.</p>
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what the change has been in the overall case load for the Crown Prosecution Service in the West Midlands in each year from 2010 to 2018. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the volumes of completed prosecutions, or caseload, as a count of the number of defendants and collates the data collected in financial years.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of finalised prosecution outcomes in the West Midlands CPS Area during each year from 2010-11 to 2017-18 and the year on year change in both volume and percent.</p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Prosecution Caseload</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume Change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>84,299</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>78,303</p></td><td><p>-5,996</p></td><td><p>-7.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>72,389</p></td><td><p>-5,914</p></td><td><p>-7.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>69,584</p></td><td><p>-2,805</p></td><td><p>-3.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td><td><p>59,878</p></td><td><p>-9,706</p></td><td><p>-13.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015-2016</strong></p></td><td><p>65,808</p></td><td><p>5,930</p></td><td><p>9.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016-2017</strong></p></td><td><p>66,841</p></td><td><p>1,033</p></td><td><p>1.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017-2018</strong></p></td><td><p>58,849</p></td><td><p>-7,992</p></td><td><p>-12.0%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Data Source: CPS Management Information System</p><p> </p><p>It is important to be aware that the types of cases prosecuted by West Midlands CPS have changed significantly in the period between 2010 and 2018. The Area is prosecuting more serious and complex cases as evidenced by a 46% increase in homicide (38% nationally), a 34% increase in fraud and forgery (26% nationally) and a 55% increase in sexual offences cases (26% nationally). During this period, minor motoring cases have fallen by 67% in both the Area and across England and Wales as a result of the transfer of responsibility for the prosecution of these offences back to the police.</p>
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, what the change has been in the overall caseload for the Crown Prosecution Service in each year from 2010 to 2018. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the volumes of completed prosecutions, or caseload, as a count of the number of defendants and collates the data collected in financial years.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of finalised prosecution outcomes during each year from 2010-11 to 2017-18 and the year on year change in both volume and percent.</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Prosecution Caseload</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Volume Change</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>% Change</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2010-2011</strong></p></td><td><p>958,834</p></td><td><p>-</p></td><td><p>-</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2011-2012</strong></p></td><td><p>896,505</p></td><td><p>-62,329</p></td><td><p>-6.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2012-2013</strong></p></td><td><p>806,458</p></td><td><p>-90,047</p></td><td><p>-10.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2013-2014</strong></p></td><td><p>736,696</p></td><td><p>-69,762</p></td><td><p>-8.7%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2014-2015</strong></p></td><td><p>664,490</p></td><td><p>-72,206</p></td><td><p>-9.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015-2016</strong></p></td><td><p>637,778</p></td><td><p>-26,712</p></td><td><p>-4.0%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016-2017</strong></p></td><td><p>588,021</p></td><td><p>-49,757</p></td><td><p>-7.8%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017-2018</strong></p></td><td><p>533,161</p></td><td><p>-54,860</p></td><td><p>-9.3%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p>Data Source: CPS Management Information System</p><p> </p><p>It is important to be aware that the types of cases prosecuted have changed significantly in the period between 2010 and 2018. The CPS is prosecuting more serious and complex cases as evidenced by a 38% increase in homicide, a 26% increase in fraud and forgery and a 26% increase in sexual offences cases. During this period, minor motoring cases have fallen by 67% across England and Wales. This followed changes to the list of specified offences made in 2012 which transferred responsibility for prosecuting many low level motoring offences back to the police.</p>
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, how many staff were employed in each department within the CPS on (a) 30 May 2010 and (b) 30 September 2018. more like this
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star this property answer text <p>(a) As of 30 June 2010*, the Crown Prosecution Service employed a total of 8,569 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Headquarters</p></td><td><p>574</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Central Casework</p></td><td><p>530</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>CPS Direct</p></td><td><p>153</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>547</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Eastern</p></td><td><p>419</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North West Group</p></td><td><p>772</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>London</p></td><td><p>1278</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Merseyside &amp; Cheshire</p></td><td><p>355</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>446</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>406</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>347</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside Group</p></td><td><p>700</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Thames &amp; Chiltern</p></td><td><p>439</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Cymru Wales</p></td><td><p>441</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wessex</p></td><td><p>368</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>West Midlands group</p></td><td><p>794</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>8,569</strong></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong> </strong></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><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="4"><p>(b) As of 30 September 2018, the Crown Prosecution Service employed a total of 5,936 staff across its Area/Regional and HQ functions.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Department</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Headcount Total</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>CPS Headquarters</p></td><td><p>502</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Central Casework Divisions</p></td><td><p>706</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>CPS Direct</p></td><td><p>181</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Cymru Wales</p></td><td><p>275</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>East Midlands</p></td><td><p>318</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>East of England</p></td><td><p>258</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>London North</p></td><td><p>456</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>London South</p></td><td><p>476</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Mersey Cheshire</p></td><td><p>235</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>North East</p></td><td><p>259</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>North West</p></td><td><p>464</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>South East</p></td><td><p>251</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>South West</p></td><td><p>219</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Thames &amp; Chiltern</p></td><td><p>271</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Wessex</p></td><td><p>217</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>West Midlands</p></td><td><p>422</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Yorkshire &amp; Humberside</p></td><td><p>426</p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p><strong>Grand Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>5936</strong></p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
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