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The Attorney General’s Office, the Government Legal Department, HMCPSI and the Crown Prosecution Service have no direct employees or agen
In 2015/16, the CPS completed 941 prosecutions for disability hate crime, an increase of 41.3% on the previous year when it completed 666
Whilst the Attorney General’s Office can ask the Court of Appeal to review a sentence which is considered to be unduly lenient, the Law O
With regard to the specifics, that matter needs to be considered carefully, and I will take that away with me.
I discuss this matter regularly with the DPP, and the Government will publish their hate crime strategy very shortly.
The Government significantly strengthened the law via amendments to the Serious Crime Act 2015 to improve protection of victims through l