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Crown Prosecution Service

Question for Attorney General

UIN 11885, tabled on 14 October 2015

To ask the Attorney General, how many wasted cost orders were made (a) in favour and (b) against the Crown Prosecution Service in each year since 2010-11; and for what reasons such wasted cost orders were made against the Crown Prosecution Service.

Answered on

21 October 2015

The Crown Prosecution Servicedoes not maintain a central record of the number of wasted cost orders made in favour of, or against, the prosecution. To obtain this information would require a manual file examination incurring a disproportionate cost.

Answered by

Attorney General