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The unduly lenient sentences scheme is extremely effective. It has now been in existence for some 30 years.
I engage with the Director of Public Prosecutions regularly on criminal justice issues, including rape and serious sexual offences.
I am disappointed by the figures that the hon. Lady refers to and I appreciate that they are a cause for concern.
I thank the hon. Lady for that question. We want victims to have the confidence to come forward and report crimes.
We are very fortunate in this country to have a judiciary who get it right almost 100% of the time.
I have also heard about the increased statistics from universities, and I urge them to look carefully at how they handle those matters.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) maintains a central record of the number of defendants subject to a trial hearing and collates the da
The Spending Round settlement for CPS for 2020-21 included £80m of additional funding.