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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Attorney General more like this
star this property answering dept id 88 more like this
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star this property hansard heading Hate Crime: Prosecutions 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 recent progress has been made in increasing the prosecution rate for hate crimes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Ham remove filter
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Stephen Timms more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has taken a number of steps to improve its prosecution of all strands of hate crime.</p><p>The CPS is prosecuting and convicting more defendants of hate crime than ever before. In 2015/16, the CPS completed 15,442 hate crime prosecutions, an increase of 704 on the previous year. The conviction rate also improved to 83.2% in 2015/16 an increase from 82.9% the previous year.</p><p>The CPS Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17 shows that the proportion of cases where the CPS was successful in achieving uplifted sentences for hate crime perpetrators has increased dramatically. The proportion rose from 33.8% in 2015/16, to 52.2% in 2016/17 – reaching 58.2% in the final quarter.</p><p>The CPS has delivered mandatory face to face disability hate crime training and racially and religiously aggravated hate crime training and is in the process of developing homophobic, biphobic and transphobic hate crime training to support prosecutors to more effectively deal with hate crime cases.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency South Swindon more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Robert Buckland more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:45:51.773Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:45:51.773Z
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star this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Stephen Timms more like this