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star this property date less than 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
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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
unstar this property hansard heading Bail remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Attorney General, if he will list by offence type the number and proportion of cases in which the Crown Prosecution Service has opposed bail on the grounds of the associated person exception for (a) male and (b) female defendants in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley remove filter
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 45948 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-16more like thismore than 2016-09-16
star this property answer text <p>The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) does not maintain a central record of the number cases where bail has been opposed. This information could only be obtained by examining CPS case files, which would incur disproportionate cost.</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 2016-09-16T16:19:18.98Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-16T16:19:18.98Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Buckland more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
385370
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star this property date less than 2015-06-24more like thismore than 2015-06-24
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail remove filter
star this property house id 1 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how many (a) offences were committed by offenders on bail and (b) offenders committed offences whilst on bail in the latest year for which information is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley remove filter
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 4025 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star this property answer text <p /> <p>These tables show (i) the number of offences for which offenders were convicted whilst on bail in England and Wales in 2014 and (ii) the number of offenders convicted of an offence whilst on bail in England and Wales in 2014.</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong>Table 1: Total number of offences<sup>1</sup> for which offenders were convicted<sup>2</sup> which were committed while on bail, in England and Wales, 2010 and 2014</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>All convictions</strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p>155,398</p></td><td><p>84,019</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong><em>Source</em></strong><em>: Ministry of Justice, Police National Computer (PNC)</em></p><p><em>1. All data have been taken from the MoJ extract of the Police National Computer. This includes details of all convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings given for recordable offences (see www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2000/1139/schedule/made for definition).</em></p><p><em>2. Figures are based on counting all occasions where an offender was given a conviction for an offence whilst on bail and prosecuted by the police forces in England and Wales including the British Transport Police. If an offender has more than one occasion in 2014 then each occasion will be included in the table.</em></p><p><em>3. Extreme care should be taken when interpreting these figures. Information held centrally by the Ministry of Justice regarding offences committed on bail is known to have inaccuracies and does not necessarily represent all the facts in each individual case. There is no mandatory requirement for information in relation to offences committed whilst an individual is on bail to be recorded on the PNC, as police forces will use local systems to manage the defendant population on bail in their jurisdiction.</em></p><p><em> </em></p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Table 2: Total number of offenders convicted<sup>1</sup> of an offence<sup>2</sup> committed while on bail in England and Wales, 2010 and 2014</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>All convictions</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p>69,348</p></td><td><p>36,035</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><strong><em>Source</em></strong><em>: Ministry of Justice, Police National Computer (PNC)</em></p><p><em>1. Figures are based on counting all occasions where an offender was given a conviction for an offence whilst on bail and prosecuted by the police forces in England and Wales including the British Transport Police. If an offender has more than one occasion in 2014 then each occasion will be included in the table. </em></p><p><em>2. All data have been taken from the MoJ extract of the Police National Computer. This includes details of all convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings given for recordable offences (see www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2000/1139/schedule/made for definition).</em></p><p><em>3. Extreme care should be taken when interpreting these figures. Information held centrally by the Ministry of Justice regarding offences committed on bail is known to have inaccuracies and does not necessarily represent all the facts in each individual case. There is no mandatory requirement for information in relation to offences committed whilst an individual is on bail to be recorded on the PNC, as police forces will use local systems to manage the defendant population on bail in their jurisdiction.</em></p>
star this property answering member constituency South West Bedfordshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Andrew Selous more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T16:23:11.527Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T16:23:11.527Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Selous more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
91077
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail remove filter
star this property house id 1 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how many and what proportion of offenders were released from Crown courts on post-conviction bail for the offences of (a) murder, (b) rape, (c) manslaughter, (d) attempted murder and (e) child sex abuse in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley remove filter
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 208543 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
star this property answer text <p>Bail and remand decisions are a matter for the court in individual cases based on the facts that are presented to the court at the time of the hearing.</p><p> </p><p>Under this government more people are going to prison and for longer. We have given prosecutors the right to challenge a decision to award bail to a defendant in a criminal case when they believe they present a danger to the public, or might flee the country.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at the Crown Court for the selected offences, in England &amp; Wales in each year from 2011 to 2013. The number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown Courts for rape, manslaughter, attempted murder and sexual offences against children has declined since 2011.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5">Number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown court for selected offences, England &amp; Wales, 2011 to 2013<sup>(1)</sup></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td>2011</td><td>2012</td><td>2013</td></tr><tr><td>Offence</td><td>Offenders</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Murder</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Rape</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>102</td><td>119</td><td>95</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>9.0</td><td>10.6</td><td>8.7</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Manslaughter</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>144</td><td>129</td><td>115</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>27.7</td><td>27.3</td><td>22.9</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Attempted murder</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>3</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>*</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Sexual offences against children</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>1,277</td><td>1,147</td><td>1,105</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>34.8</td><td>33.2</td><td>32.4</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>(-) Nil</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>* = Based on less than 10 people.</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">(1) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">(2) Includes the following offences: Sexual Offences Act 1956, Sexual Offences Act 2003 sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 28, 47, 48, 49, 50; Protection of Children Act 1978 SS.1 &amp; 6, Criminal Justice Act 1988 S.160.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Ref: PQ 208543</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of offenders given post-conviction bail at the Crown Court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence, in England &amp; Wales during 2013. This figure has declined since 2011 for almost every offence type. Overall there has been a 35% decrease in the total number of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown Court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence since 2011.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2">Offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence, England &amp; Wales, 2013<sup>(1)</sup></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Offence</td><td>2013</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Violence against the person</td><td>26</td></tr><tr><td>Sexual offences</td><td>11</td></tr><tr><td>Robbery</td><td>15</td></tr><tr><td>Theft Offences</td><td>63</td></tr><tr><td>Criminal damage and arson</td><td>4</td></tr><tr><td>Drug offences</td><td>56</td></tr><tr><td>Possession of weapons</td><td>5</td></tr><tr><td>Public order offences</td><td>13</td></tr><tr><td>Miscellaneous crimes against society</td><td>34</td></tr><tr><td>Fraud Offences</td><td>17</td></tr><tr><td>Offences (ex. motoring offences)</td><td>4</td></tr><tr><td>Motoring offences</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Total</td><td>248</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>(-) Nil</td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">(1) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</td></tr><tr><td>Ref: PQ 208575</td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Decisions regarding post-conviction bail are made independently by judges. They will not take this decision unless they deem it to be appropriate in each particular case. A little more than 30% of those getting post-conviction bail go on to an immediate custodial sentence, with the remainder sentenced to non-custodial alternatives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
star this property answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 208575 more like this
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less than 2015-03-18T11:46:44.703Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-18T11:46:44.703Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning 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 2016-09-07more like thismore than 2016-09-07
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how many crimes have been committed by people on post-conviction bail, by each category of offence, in each of the last three years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley remove filter
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 45433 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-09-15more like thismore than 2016-09-15
star this property answer text <p>The data requested is not held centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2016-09-15T10:41:52.49Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-15T10:41:52.49Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah 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 2016-09-12more like thismore than 2016-09-12
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail 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 Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders in each offence category were released on post-conviction bail by Crown Courts in each of the last three years; and (a) how many and (b) in what proportion of such cases the offender received a custodial sentence. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Shipley remove filter
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 46056 more like this
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star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-09-20
star this property answer text Robust and reliable information on post-conviction remand status of offenders convicted at the Crown Court is not centrally held, and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Surrey more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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less than 2016-09-20T11:42:16.173Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-20T11:42:16.173Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Sam Gyimah more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Philip Davies more like this
91078
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star this property date less than 2014-09-08more like thismore than 2014-09-08
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Ministry of Justice more like this
star this property answering dept id 54 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Justice more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Justice more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Bail remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many offenders of which offence type released from Crown Courts on post conviction bail subsequently failed to surrender for sentencing in the latest period for which figures are available. more like this
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Philip Davies more like this
star this property uin 208575 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-03-18more like thismore than 2015-03-18
star this property answer text <p>Bail and remand decisions are a matter for the court in individual cases based on the facts that are presented to the court at the time of the hearing.</p><p> </p><p>Under this government more people are going to prison and for longer. We have given prosecutors the right to challenge a decision to award bail to a defendant in a criminal case when they believe they present a danger to the public, or might flee the country.</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at the Crown Court for the selected offences, in England &amp; Wales in each year from 2011 to 2013. The number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown Courts for rape, manslaughter, attempted murder and sexual offences against children has declined since 2011.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="5">Number and proportion of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown court for selected offences, England &amp; Wales, 2011 to 2013<sup>(1)</sup></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td>2011</td><td>2012</td><td>2013</td></tr><tr><td>Offence</td><td>Offenders</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Murder</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>-</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Rape</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>102</td><td>119</td><td>95</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>9.0</td><td>10.6</td><td>8.7</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Manslaughter</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>144</td><td>129</td><td>115</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>27.7</td><td>27.3</td><td>22.9</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Attempted murder</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>3</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>*</td><td>-</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Sexual offences against children</td><td>post-conviction bail</td><td>1,277</td><td>1,147</td><td>1,105</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td>proportion (%)</td><td>34.8</td><td>33.2</td><td>32.4</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>(-) Nil</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>* = Based on less than 10 people.</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">(1) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">(2) Includes the following offences: Sexual Offences Act 1956, Sexual Offences Act 2003 sections 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 28, 47, 48, 49, 50; Protection of Children Act 1978 SS.1 &amp; 6, Criminal Justice Act 1988 S.160.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="5">Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Ref: PQ 208543</td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>The table below shows the number of offenders given post-conviction bail at the Crown Court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence, in England &amp; Wales during 2013. This figure has declined since 2011 for almost every offence type. Overall there has been a 35% decrease in the total number of offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown Court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence since 2011.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2">Offenders given post-conviction bail at Crown court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence, England &amp; Wales, 2013<sup>(1)</sup></td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Offence</td><td>2013</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Violence against the person</td><td>26</td></tr><tr><td>Sexual offences</td><td>11</td></tr><tr><td>Robbery</td><td>15</td></tr><tr><td>Theft Offences</td><td>63</td></tr><tr><td>Criminal damage and arson</td><td>4</td></tr><tr><td>Drug offences</td><td>56</td></tr><tr><td>Possession of weapons</td><td>5</td></tr><tr><td>Public order offences</td><td>13</td></tr><tr><td>Miscellaneous crimes against society</td><td>34</td></tr><tr><td>Fraud Offences</td><td>17</td></tr><tr><td>Offences (ex. motoring offences)</td><td>4</td></tr><tr><td>Motoring offences</td><td>-</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>Total</td><td>248</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td>(-) Nil</td><td> </td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">(1) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</td></tr><tr><td> </td><td> </td></tr><tr><td colspan="2">Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</td></tr><tr><td>Ref: PQ 208575</td><td> </td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Decisions regarding post-conviction bail are made independently by judges. They will not take this decision unless they deem it to be appropriate in each particular case. A little more than 30% of those getting post-conviction bail go on to an immediate custodial sentence, with the remainder sentenced to non-custodial alternatives.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much has been collected in sureties when defendants breached their bail conditions and a surety had been given on their behalf before bail was granted in each of the last three years. more like this
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star this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The following surety monies have been collected when defendants breached their bail conditions and a surety had been given before bail was granted:</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014: £247,834.46</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">1 April 2012 – 31 March 2013: £739,192.35</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">1 April 2011 – 31 March 2012: £433,398.54</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">The value of bail monies forfeited in 2013-14 is lower than the value of forfeitures in 2012-13 due to a lower number of bail terms being breached.</del></p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The following surety monies have been collected when defendants breached their bail conditions and a surety had been given before bail was granted:</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014: £14,251.10</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">1 April 2012 – 31 March 2013: £16,952.50</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">1 April 2011 – 31 March 2012: £57,771.86</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">A surety is a promise (by a third party) to pay a sum of money should a defendant fail to surrender to the court when ordered to do so. Where a bail surety is agreed as a condition of bail and the defendant subsequently fails to attend, the court can make an order to forfeit all or part of these sums. Unpaid sureties are subject to enforcement action in the same way as unpaid fines.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The value of sureties collected in 2011-12 was particularly high due to a higher than usual number of defendants failing to surrender to the court when ordered to do so following the period of civil unrest in August 2011.</ins></p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Cambridgeshire more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 13 October 2014 to Question 208509, what amount of surety monies was not collected when defendants breached their bail conditions and surety had been given on their behalf before bail was granted in each of the last three years. more like this
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star this property answer text <p /> <p>Information on the amount of surety monies not collected when defendants breached their bail conditions and surety had been given on their behalf before bail was granted in each of the last three years is in the process of being extracted from the relevant IT systems. I will write to my hon. Friend, the Member for Shipley, as soon as the information is available.</p> more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, which individual offences were committed by people granted post-conviction bail at a Crown Court who subsequently failed to appear for sentence in the violence against the person category in 2013. more like this
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star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>The table below shows the individual offences in the violence against the person category for which the 26 offenders who were given post-conviction bail at the Crown Court for these offences subsequently failed to appear for sentence in England &amp; Wales during 2013.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="6"><p><strong>Offenders granted post-conviction bail at the Crown Court for violence against the person offences who subsequently failed to appear for sentence, by specific offence, England &amp; Wales, 2013</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>Offence</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Statute</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p>Offenders granted post-conviction bail who failed to appear for sentence<strong><sup>(1)</sup></strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Making threats to kill</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Offences against the Person Act 1861</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wounding etc. with intent to do grievous bodily harm etc.</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Offences against the Person Act 1861</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Wound / inflict grievous bodily harm without intent</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Offences against the Person Act 1861</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>5</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Assaults occasioning actual bodily harm</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Common Law and Offences against the Person Act 1861</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>11</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Breach of Restraining Order</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Protection from Harassment Act 1997</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>False imprisonment</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Common Law</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p>1</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>Total</strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td><p><strong> </strong></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><strong>26</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6"><p>(1) The figures given in the table relate to persons for whom these offences were the principal offences for which they were dealt with. When a defendant has been found guilty of two or more offences it is the offence for which the heaviest penalty is imposed. Where the same disposal is imposed for two or more offences, the offence selected is the offence for which the statutory maximum penalty is the most severe.</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="6"><p>Note: Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.</p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: Justice Statistics Analytical Services - Ministry of Justice.</p></td><td colspan="2"><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Ref: PQ 3722.</p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
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