To ask the Attorney General, with reference to the CPS annual report 2019-20, how many (a) additional prosecutors have been recruited, (b) operational delivery staff have been recruited and (c) offers of employment have been made to new lawyers since 2019.
4 February 2021
As of 2nd February 2021, the CPS has recruited:
- 399 additional prosecutors, with a further 75 due to start by April 2021;
- 155 Paralegal Officers and Assistants (Operational Delivery Staff);
- and made 570 offers of employment to new lawyers since 2019.
(Source data – CPS HR Recruitment records)