May 10, 2018

Will the New Director of Public Prosecutions Get the Resources to Deal with Disclosure Problems in Criminal Cases?

Today I challenged the Attorney General on whether the new Director of Public Prosecutions will receive sufficient resources to make sure that the recent problems about prosecution disclosure of evidence in criminal cases gets sorted.   Over the past year we have seen the very concerning impact of the Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) failing to deal with disclosure of evidence properly. In 2017 over 900 cases collapsed or …

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February 25, 2016

Speaking Up for Victims of Sexual Assault and Rape at Attorney General Questions

Speaking up for victims of sexual assault and rape at Attorney General Questions On Thursday 25th February I questioned the Solicitor General Robert Buckland MP on the failings of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) in delivering a adequate level of care for victims. In its latest thematic review of Rape and Serious Sexual Offence units, Her Majesty’s Chief Prosecution Service Inspectorate …

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