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The Report highlights the inspection work carried out in 2015-16. A number of inspections touched on the service to victims and witnesses.

Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate Annual Report 2015-16 – focus on victims and witnesses The Report highlights the inspection work that has been carried out in 2015-16. A number of inspections during this time period touched on the service provided to victims and witnesses. These included reports on how well the CPS communicates with […]

Inspection of CPS South West finds poor communication with victims Inspectors from Her Majesty’s Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate have rated the South West CPS Area good for governance and value for money, and fair for casework quality and service delivery for users in a routine area assurance inspection. The Area did exceptionally well in terms […]

Inspectors gave the Area an overall score of GOOD on governance and value for money and FAIR for casework quality and service delivery for users.

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New report finds significant improvement in SFO governance arrangements, though some issues still need to be resolved A new HM Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate report has found that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has achieved a fundamental shift in leadership and direction in the past four years The report, released today, looked at whether SFO […]

This inspection was carried out to evaluate whether the SFO structures, procedures, leadership, accountability and direction are effective and efficient, and provide the strategic direction needed to achieve its intended outcome for stakeholders. Inspectors found that there has been a positive transformational change to the direction and purpose of the SFO led by the Director […]

Judicial officials from Montenegro paid a visit to HMCPSI, as part of their programme of visits to different criminal justice agencies to further their knowledge on how the different agencies worked in the UK. Twelve officials, which included representatives from the Montenegrin Ministry of Justice, Supreme Court and State Prosecution Office, met with Deputy Chief […]

Historically, files were transferred between the police, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the courts and the defence on paper. This resulted in delays and substantial storage costs. Information was regularly duplicated, and there was a risk of information being lost or disclosed to the wrong people. Digitisation of the processes is essential if the criminal […]

CI Kevin McGinty speech at University of Salford