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Mr. Garnier: To ask the Solicitor-General how many cases were prosecuted by each of the 42 regional Crown Prosecution Service offices in each of the last five years. [305443]

The Solicitor-General: The following tables show the number of defendants prosecuted by the Crown Prosecution Service's 42 Areas in the five years ending March 2009. The table also shows the number and proportion of defendants who were convicted, and the number and proportion whose case resulted in an unsuccessful outcome.


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CPS Magistrates Court Case Volumes and Outcomes by Area 2004-05 to 2008-09
2004-05 2005-06
Convictions Unsuccessful Convictions Unsuccessful

Vol. % Vol. % Total Vol. % Vol. % Total

42 Areas

928,195

80.6

223,709

19.4

1,151,904

881,861

82.5

186,884

17.5

1,068,745

P01 - Avon & Somerset

24,405

80.1

6,054

19.9

30,459

23,163

82.2

5,021

17.8

28,184

P02 - Bedfordshire

8,755

74.5

2,995

25.5

11,750

8,407

77.9

2,381

22.1

10,788

P03 - Cambridgeshire

8,100

85.6

1,360

14.4

9,460

9,868

84.6

1,792

15.4

11,660

P04 - Cheshire

14,617

87.2

2,150

12.8

16,767

14,317

86.2

2,297

13.8

16,614

P06 - Cleveland

13,783

80.4

3,367

19.6

17,150

10,015

84.3

1,864

15.7

11,879

P07 - Cumbria

10,344

85.7

1,730

14.3

12,074

11,963

86.5

1,870

13.5

13,833

P08 - Derbyshire

15,166

85.9

2,489

14.1

17,655

12,552

81.2

2,914

18.8

15,466

P09 - Devon & Cornwall

19,345

84.5

3,547

15.5

22,892

18,851

83.2

3,815

16.8

22,666

P10 - Dorset

10,262

82.3

2,212

17.7

12,474

10,502

85.1

1,843

14.9

12,345

P12 - Dyfed Powys

8,835

83.8

1,703

16.2

10,538

9,802

84.5

1,793

15.5

11,595

P13 - Essex

20,209

83.3

4,065

16.7

24,274

21,329

82.2

4,629

17.8

25,958

P14 - Gloucestershire

6,726

80.1

1,667

19.9

8,393

6,928

80.2

1,706

19.8

8,634

P15 - Greater Manchester

57,582

82.0

12,621

18.0

70,203

59,184

83.8

11,411

16.2

70,595

P16 - Gwent

12,573

80.0

3,153

20.0

15,726

10,230

85.3

1,765

14.7

11,995

P17 - Hampshire

30,021

83.2

6,049

16.8

36,070

25,606

85.0

4,527

15.0

30,133

P18 - Hertfordshire

14,375

80.8

3,412

19.2

17,787

15,182

80.0

3,803

20.0

18,985

P19 - Humberside

17,767

87.1

2,627

12.9

20,394

14,711

88.4

1,921

11.6

16,632

P20 - Kent

29,646

85.5

5,043

14.5

34,689

23,595

86.6

3,649

13.4

27,244

P21 - Lancashire

25,449

83.6

5,008

16.4

30,457

29,767

83.8

5,737

16.2

35,504

P22 - Leicestershire

17,481

81.4

4,001

18.6

21,482

14,136

78.2

3,942

21.8

18,078

P23 - Lincolnshire

16,117

86.6

2,486

13.4

18,603

13,277

86.1

2,137

13.9

15,414

P25 - London

118,174

74.1

41,313

25.9

159,487

112,552

79.0

29,897

21.0

142,449

P24 - Merseyside

28,919

80.1

7,175

19.9

36,094

22,239

81.4

5,091

18.6

27,330

P24 - Merseyside

11,862

83.0

2,421

17.0

14,283

11,681

84.1

2,203

15.9

13,884

P27 - Northamptonshire

11,259

85.4

1,919

14.6

13,178

9,083

78.3

2,513

21.7

11,596

P28 - Northumbria

34,457

84.6

6,290

15.4

40,747

36,332

87.0

5,449

13.0

41,781

P29 - North Wales

13,577

86.2

2,175

13.8

15,752

12,880

87.9

1,770

12.1

14,650

P30 - North Yorkshire

9,551

82.5

2,027

17.5

11,578

11,152

82.7

2,334

17.3

13,486

P31 - Nottinghamshire

19,732

84.5

3,607

15.5

23,339

19,381

83.8

3,757

16.2

23,138

P32 - South Wales

34,846

78.7

9,434

21.3

44,280

28,102

78.6

7,658

21.4

35,760

P33 - South Yorkshire

24,770

82.8

5,134

17.2

29,904

23,595

84.1

4,472

15.9

28,067

P34 - Staffordshire

20,472

78.0

5,762

22.0

26,234

19,350

81.5

4,395

18.5

23,745

P35 - Suffolk

14,186

83.5

2,807

16.5

16,993

14,166

84.3

2,647

15.7

16,813

P36 - Surrey

8,835

79.4

2,298

20.6

11,133

8,382

82.2

1,810

17.8

10,192

P37 - Sussex

17,035

80.6

4,112

19.4

21,147

18,092

82.5

3,830

17.5

21,922

P38 - Thames Valley

30,802

74.6

10,496

25.4

41,298

31,205

78.1

8,749

21.9

39,954

P39 - Warwickshire

8,066

90.4

852

9.6

8,918

7,266

91.4

682

8.6

7,948

P40 - West Mercia

19,888

81.5

4,517

18.5

24,405

20,323

82.0

4,467

18.0

24,790

P41 - West Midlands

55,537

77.3

16,295

22.7

71,832

49,429

83.3

9,905

16.7

59,334

P42 - West Yorkshire

46,015

77.0

13,728

23.0

59,743

43,132

80.5

10,440

19.5

53,572

P43 - Wiltshire

9,256

82.3

1,992

17.7

11,248

10,756

80.9

2,536

19.1

13,292


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