Witnesses: Children

Attorney-General written question – answered on 11th September 2013.

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Photo of Ann Coffey Ann Coffey Labour, Stockport

To ask the Attorney-General what information he holds on complaints made about developmentally inappropriate questioning of child witnesses in the last five years; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Oliver Heald Oliver Heald The Solicitor-General

The Crown Prosecution Service currently categorises complaints on the following basis: legal decision making, mixed (legal and non-legal decision making) and non-legal decision making. This does not enable it to separately identify complaints made about the developmentally inappropriate questioning of child witnesses.

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