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Reoffenders

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 49080, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, with reference to Proven reoffending statistics: July to September 2019, published on 29 July 2021, Section 7 and Table C1a, whether the Fines category includes fines given (a) using the Single Justice Procedure and (b) in open court.

Answered on

22 September 2021

The ‘fines’ disposal type category presented in the Proven Reoffending Statistics publications does include fines given using the Single Justice Procedure and in open court, provided the associated offence is:

  • Recordable

  • Committed in England and Wales

  • Prosecuted by the police

  • Not a breach offence