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Crimes of Violence: Older People

Question for Attorney General

UIN 905219, tabled on 8 May 2018

What steps the CPS is taking to increase the rate of prosecution for crimes against older people.

Answered on

10 May 2018

In 2016-17, the CPS completed just over 3,500 prosecutions for crimes against older people with a conviction rate of 80.4%.

The CPS is committed to improving the prosecution of crimes against older people and will be refreshing its legal guidance and public statement on these crimes within the next year.

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Attorney General
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